Main St. South 302

Harry Donaldson, printer, bds. W.R. Harry Haven, machinist, bds, W.A. Knowlton, res.

Source: 1880 City Directory

E L and A M Burr sporting goods business.

Source: 1916 City Directory

E L and A M Burr Co, Otto Carlson (Esther) baths

Source: 1921, 1926 City Directory

302 N. Main

The Nelson House Hotel 1902 Rockford Illinois Press of  Horner Printing Co. Rockford IL.  Some Half-Tones of the  Forest City from photographs by O.H. Wheet  Church St. Rockford, Illinois 5 x 7″ booklet. Notice shops, 1st Floor include: Nelson Buffet, Nelson House Pharmacy & Nelson House Barber Shop. Built in 1917 Miller, Fullenwider and Dowling Architects
7 story annex.

Source: see paragraph above

D S Shureman is listed as architect for Nelson Hotel in National Historic Regiser of Historic Places registration for William Brown Building.

Source: 1916, 1921, 1926 City Directory

Earl’s Self Service Wines and Liquors; Nelson Hotel Bath and Massage Parlor

Source: 1947 City Directory