The West Chelsea historic district was home to many prestigious industrial firms during much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including, The Otis Elevator Company, the Cornell Iron Works, the John Williams Ornamental Bronze and Iron Works, and the Reynolds Metal Company. The district has approximately 30 structures in total dating from 1885 to 1930. Designated July 15, 2008
Historic District: West Chelsea
Keywords: rowhouse, tenements, fire escape
Description: industrial, round-arch entry, brick
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