Decatur Transfer House Postcard


Decatur Transfer House Postcard

Decatur Transfer House Postcard

Photography by Samantha Lynn Photography

The Transfer House is a historic building located in Central Park in DecaturIllinois. Built in 1896, the building originally served as a transfer point for Decatur's electric streetcar system.

Architect William W. Boyington's design for the building was influenced by a number of Victorian styles, particularly the Richardsonian Romanesque

Thick limestone arches, a distinct Romanesque feature. form the first-floor windows and entrances of the building. A bell-shaped roof with a wide canopy provided outdoor shelter for passengers. The second floor of the building consists entirely of the open-air bandstand and is covered by a cupola.[2]

The Decatur Transfer House was ultimately moved to Central Park and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Other postcards available

    1. Decatur Merchant Postcard

    2. Decatur Devon Ampitheater

    3. Decatur Pump House

Information provided by Wikipedia.

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