Monthly Archives: November 2007

Facades (p11)


Our Calumet facades tour winds down here along the 100 block of 5th street with the largest building on the block – most recently home to Re-Run Sport & Tool. This three story structure still regains much of its former glory along its front facade, due mainly to some recent …

Facades (p10)


the 1st National Bank Building (no longer standing) and the former JC Penny building on the left, historically known as the Ruppe Block It was 1900 when – in the spirit of keeping up with the Jones’ (or in this particular case the Vertin Bros’) – the P. Ruppe and …