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The Hobbs Building

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Property Specs

Description: This Romanesque Revival building features an onion dome, intricate brick detailing in the semicircular arches over the third story windows, and decorative pressed metal on the piers. It was built in 1892 as a furniture store and loft building.

Legal Description: Hobbs & Losers Subdivision Lots 1 & 2 Lot Dimensions: 45.16 x 149.67 x 51.64 x 133.12 Approx Lot Sq Ft: 6534 (0.15 Acre GIS)

Address: 2-4 North River Street
PIN #: 15-22-301-003
Floors: 4 plus basement
Height 
49.34 ft.
Constructed: 
1892
Architectural style: 
Romanesque Rival


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Lot Size: 6,605 square ft.
Basement: Yes
Estimated Square Footage: 28,800 square ft.
Acres: .15

Distance From
Casino: .22 miles or 4:22 walk time
Paramount: .14 miles or  2:48 walk time
Santori Library: .21 miles or 4:12 walk time
River Edge Park: .75 miles or 15 minute walk time
Waubonsee: .05 mile  or 1 minute walk time
Train Station: .63 miles or 12 minutes
Airport: 8 miles or 17 minute drive time

 

Traffic Counter – *2013 data
13,100 daily traffic counts (S River St.)
8,500 daily traffic counts (W Galena Blvd.)



The Terminal Building

Property Specs

Description: Designed by architect Eugene Malmer, this six-story pressed brick and Bedford stone 2nd Renaissance Revival building was once the tallest building in Aurora and one of the tallest in Illinois outside of Chicago. In 1915, the building was leased to the Aurora, Elgin, and Chicago Railroad Company to serve as that company’s traction terminal station and main corporate offices.

Legal Decription: Assrs Map of Blk 5 East Aurora Lots 17, 18 & 19 Lot Dimensions: 32 x Irregular Approx Lot Sq Ft: 3920.40 (0.09 Acre GIS) Complete Dimensions: 32 x 80.9 x 75 x 21 x 29 x 21.2 x 14 x 38.7

Address: 2 N Broadway
Parcel Pin: 15-22-331-021

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Floors: 6 plus basement
Constructed: 1907 
Architectural Style: Renaissance Revival
Square feet: 22,314 SF
Lot Size: 3,684 
Acres: .09

Traffic Counter – *2014 data
13,300 daily traffic counts (N Broadway St.) 
8,500 daily traffic counts (E Galena Blvd.)

 

*Added to the National Register of Historical Places

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