Middishade Clothing Factory

Middishade Clothing Factory, also known as the C.C. Knight Factory, is a historic factory located in the Franklintown section of Philadelphia, next to the former Harrington Machine Shop. Built in 1908, it is a six-story, reinforced concrete building faced in brick and terra cotta. It housed the Middishade Clothing Company until 1986.[2] The building was subsequently converted to office usage and houses the regional office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Middishade Clothing Factory
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Middishade Clothing Factory, August 2010
Middishade Clothing Factory is located in Philadelphia
Middishade Clothing Factory
Middishade Clothing Factory is located in Pennsylvania
Middishade Clothing Factory
Middishade Clothing Factory is located in the United States
Middishade Clothing Factory
Location1600 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′36″N 75°9′56″W / 39.96000°N 75.16556°W / 39.96000; -75.16556Coordinates: 39°57′36″N 75°9′56″W / 39.96000°N 75.16556°W / 39.96000; -75.16556
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built1908
ArchitectWatson & Huckel
NRHP reference No.86003579[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 6, 1987

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes George E. Thomas (October 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Middishade Clothing Factory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.