NRDIS, conformed to brick style of Shawsheen Village - Wood's aim always for aesthetic order and conformity of style
Themes - Architectural, Commerce, Community development, and Industry.
Original owner American Woolen Co.
Subsequent uses, commercial space and Post office.
Merrimack Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
One of the later public buildings (still in the early 1920's), this space was easily filled by merchants and businesses for its "strategic location with respect to textile New England". Stores for Shawsheen residents also located here.
See area form - Shawsheen for complete bibliography
|Street||North Main St|
|Place||Shawsheen Village - Frye Village|
|Historic District||Not Applicable|
|Historic Name||Merchants Block "The Aberdeen" - American Woolen Company|
|Present Use||Condos, commercial space & USPO|
|Original Use||Merchants building offices.|
|Source||Business Dir. Of Shawsheen, 1922 Town Crier|
|Architectural Style||Georgian Revival|
|Foundation||concrete / brick|
|Wall/Trim||brick and limestone|
|Major Alterations||Condominium Conversion 1970's|
|Map and parcel||52-43|
|Organization||Andover Historical Commission|