Beautiful building in the Downtown Greenwood Historic District, on Howard Street across from the Alluvian, currently leased to Fincher's Gifts a trendy retail store. This is a great opportunity to add luxury living spaces upstairs, in the popular downtown. It would qualify for state and federal historic tax credits. Upstairs is currently used for storage and has a separate entrance on Howard Street. Architectural description: This two-story rectangular masonry building is at the end of a row of attached commercial buildings. The brickwork on this building is common bond. The sides and back of this building are covered in corrugated metal. The 301 Storefront has a recessed corner entrance. The entrance floor is decorative tile. A decorative cast concrete column supports the upper story. The modern glass display windows are two part-fixed with wood frames. The bulkhead for the display windows is paneled wood. The lintels above the store windows are paneled wood. The storefront and the recessed entrance have fixed, wood frame transoms windows. The recessed entrance includes three bays (WDW). The display windows are fixed with wood frames and wood panel bulkheads and lintels. Fixed pane wood frame transom windows are above the display windows and door. The door is single leaf, wood with a single light and a wood frame transom window above. The columns are simple and unadorned. The cornice above the first floor is wood construction with a wide molded drip cap and casing and is continues across 301-303. The 302 storefront is a narrow one bay entrance (D). The door is single leaf paneled with a single light and a transom window. There is a decorative leaded glass transom above the wood frame lintel. Cast iron posts flank the entrance. 303 is a three bay storefront (WDW) with a recessed entrance. The windows are single pane fixed with wood moldings. The bulkheads and lintels are paneled wood. The posts are simple wood construction. The recessed entrance includes double pane wood frame display windows flanking a double-leaf wood door with panels and one light on each door with a continuous transom window above. There is a flat metal awning affixed to the building with masonry chains. There is a six part leaded glass transom with wood framing above the awning.The second story is common across 301-303. There are three bays (WWW) separated by decorative masonry piers. The windows are fixed pane metal replacements. The first window is two-over six. There are historic painted markings above this window 'Security Bank & Trust Co': A State Bank 4% Paid on Savings Accounts'. The second window is half one-over three and half single pane. The third window has two fixed panes. All three windows have a cast concrete or stone sill and decorative cast concrete or stone window hoods. The cornice includes a decorative masonry string course, a metal drip edge, and a contrasting color masonry parapet with a cast concrete coping.
Listing courtesy of Powers Properties.