Taft Brothers Block

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Taft Brothers Block
Taft Brothers Block, Uxbridge MA.jpg
Taft Brothers Block is located in Massachusetts
Taft Brothers Block
Taft Brothers Block is located in the US
Taft Brothers Block
Location Uxbridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°4′34″N 71°37′47″W / 42.07611°N 71.62972°W / 42.07611; -71.62972Coordinates: 42°4′34″N 71°37′47″W / 42.07611°N 71.62972°W / 42.07611; -71.62972
Built 1902
Architectural style Late Victorian
MPS Uxbridge MRA
NRHP reference #


Added to NRHP October 7, 1983

The Taft Brothers Block is an historic commercial building at 2-8 South Main Street, in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Prominently located in the town center at the corner of Mendon and Main Streets, it is a three-story brick structure, with modest Late Victorian stylistic embellishments. Its first floor has commercial retail storefronts, while the upper-floor windows are set in openings with granite sills and lintels. Brick corbelling marks the cornice below the flat roof. The upper floor is taller than the other floors, and houses a large auditorium space. It was built in 1896 for Robert and Jacob Taft, operators of a grocery, after the previous building on the site was destroyed by fire.[2]

On October 7, 1983, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Front view

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Taft Brothers Block". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2015-10-01.