Babcock Block

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Babcock Block
Babcock Block is located in Massachusetts
Babcock Block
Location 600 Main St., Worcester, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°15′37″N 71°48′18″W / 42.26028°N 71.80500°W / 42.26028; -71.80500Coordinates: 42°15′37″N 71°48′18″W / 42.26028°N 71.80500°W / 42.26028; -71.80500
Built 1860
Governing body Private
MPS Worcester MRA
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Added to NRHP March 05, 1980

The Babcock Block was a historic commercial building at 600 Main Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. Built in the 1860s, it was a rare example of granite construction in the period. The Main Street facade of the five story building was constructed out of granite blocks, while that facing Austin Street was of pressed brick.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1] It was demolished to make way for construction of the Sky Mark Tower.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Babcock Block". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-27.