Fuller Block

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Fuller Block
Fuller Block, Springfield MA.jpg
Fuller Block
Fuller Block is located in Massachusetts
Fuller Block
Location Springfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°6′12″N 72°35′33″W / 42.10333°N 72.59250°W / 42.10333; -72.59250Coordinates: 42°6′12″N 72°35′33″W / 42.10333°N 72.59250°W / 42.10333; -72.59250
Built 1887
Architect Newman,F.S.
Architectural style Romanesque
Governing body Private
MPS Downtown Springfield MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP February 24, 1983

Fuller Block is a historic commercial block at 1531-1545 Main Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. The five story brick building was built in 1887 for Frank Fuller, a local businessman. The Romanesque Revival structure was designed by architect Frederick S. Newman, and was the first building in Springfield to feature a number of modern amenities: steam heat, passenger elevators, a mail chute, and running water on all floors. It occupies a prominent position in downtown Springfield, at the corner of Main and Bridge Streets. The building once featured an onion dome, but this was removed sometime in the 20th century.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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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 Fuller Block". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-12-10.