Barnard Street Fire

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On Monday, June 30, 2003, a fire destroyed 17-19 Barnard Street, which housed the Andover Livery (a cab company) and Harkins Real Estate & Auctioneers. The building dated back to 1895. Jacob W. Barnard had a shoe shop there with 200 workers. The damaged structure was demolished in December, 2003.

... Fire on Barnard to enlarge
... Fire on Barnard to enlarge
...Barnard Street Building Demolition.... click to enlarge
...Barnard Street Building Demolition.... click to enlarge


  • "Fire Forever Changes Historic 1800s Block", Andover Townsman, July 3, 2003.
  • "Fire-damaged building to be razed shortly", Eagle Tribune, November 13, 2003.
  • "Burned-out historic building demolished", Eagle Tribune, December 11, 2003.
  • "Downtown buildings torn down", Andover Townsman, December 11, 2003.
  • "Plan to rebuild fire-destroyed site," Andover Townsman, May 27, 2004.
  • "Barnard Street may close during April," Andover Townsman, February 16, 2006, page 1.
  • "New look rising on Barnard Street", Andover Townsman, September 28, 2006.

--Kim 12:17, February 28, 2012 (EST)back to Main Page

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