Andover Historic Preservation

195-195A ANDOVER ST195-195a andover st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Style/form: 2 stories

A commercial building for 8 businesses plus storage. Built in 1960 by Lincoln Giles. Rest rooms and diagonal parking in front. Well maintained. 5 first floor entrances, restrooms 1st and 2nd floor. 2 entrances on second floor.

historical narrative

Variety store; Laundromat; restaurant on first floor, and office and video store on 2nd floor (1997)


Assessors Reports

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 195-195A ANDOVER ST
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 195-195a andover st
Historic Name: Commercial Store Building
Present Use: Various businesses
Original Use: Various businesses
Date of Construction: 1960
Source: andover Town
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder: Lincoln Giles
Foundation: concrete
Wall/Trim: clapboards, brick, wood
Roof: tar and gravel
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition: good (1997)
Acreage: less than one acre; Acreage: 0.22 acres
Setting: close to road Front sidewalk, road parking (diagonal)
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Ruth Sharpe (Ballardvale Historic district)
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: April 1997

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