Main St., North, 505

owners: Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Hinchcliff plans: A. Reyner Eastman altered century old home former factory retread plant on site
fire in the Fall of 1945 scarcity of materials created new possibilities much material from Burlington RR station ten tons of stone from Central High School marble table tops from old Post Office photo of house on Indian Terrace guest house listed as 511 N Main same house listed as 510 Indian Terrace.

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1 &   Rockford Register Star 6/17/1947 & Rockford Register Star or Rockford Morning  Star 11/9/1951
505 North Main Street

Source: Rockford Morning Star 4/6/1952

$300,000 cost of remodeling

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1 & Rockford Register  Star 11/9/1951

Elevator imported from England in 1900 marble fireplaces imported from Italy 1880  house picked up and moved next door to make room for 300 car parking lot from 436 North Main. House weighed 300 tons.

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1 & Rockford Register Star 3/15/1950

Wrecking permits issued to Parson Wrecking Co. 3rd property at N. Main St. + Mound Ave. Original house built in 1847 by Goodyear Sanford

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1 Rockford Register Star 11/9/1951

interiors featured in “88 historic Illinois Residences” by Drury, pub. Illinois State Historical Society (not owned by RPL)
Rockford Register Star 2/27/1949

Indian Mound on Hinchcliff property excavated representatives of Burpee Museum of Natural History and Beloit College present
nothing found that could prove anything

Source: Rockford Morning Star 4/6/1952

Carriage House once Goodyear Sandford’s property later Ralph Hinchcliff’s  pp39/40; to be razed. Highrise for elderly planned
Hinchcliff’s 1st wife: Hortense Hinchcliff’s 2nd wife: Mary Louise Ware.  Hinchcliffs now reside in California tunnel once linked main house & carriage house Ralph is the grandson of Ralph Emerson

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 2 & Rockford Morning Star 10/8/1967Sanford-Hinchliff Home

Source: photo of Sanford-Hinchcliff House in Rockfordiana: Historic Houses 2

505 North Main Street
Source: http://maps.google.com/streetview printed out in 2011 photo from 2009?
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State St., West, 206 – Rockford Trust Bldg.

Rockford Trust Building

Rooms:

101 Trust Building Barber Shop

102   Allied Employment Service

103 Rockford Safe Deposit Co.

200 Maryland Casualty Co.

Williams-Manny–Stevens & Engstrom Inc insurance

204  Hornblower and Weeks  investment securities

205   Ackerman’s Tryle Walk Shoes

207  Beneficial Finance Co.  loans

208  Continental-National Group; Continental Casualty Co.

219  Norman Merle Cosmetics Studio

220  Gilley’s Beauty Shop

301 Vacant

302 Security Connecticut Ins Group

303 Northwestern National Life Ins. Co. of Minneapolis

304 and 305   Vacant

307  Household Finance Corp  loans

308 and 309   Vacant

310  Rockford Adjustment Bureau, Rockford Investigation Co. Inc.  collections

311, 315 and 317  Vacant

314   Weingartner, J F & Son  real estate

318    Rockford Trust Bldg office

402  L J Wood  realty

403  Louis M Andria  dentist

404  Frances Pendergast real estate

405  Vacant

407-8   Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Assn Ins, United Benefit Life Ins Co. of Omaha,

United Benefit Fire Ins Co of Omaha, Mutual of Omaha Ins Co.

409   Vacant

410   Rockford Reporting Service   court reporters

411    Franklin Life Ins Co.

414, 415, 417, 418, 501, 502. 504   Vacant

503 Gladys Johns Millinery

505 Crawford & Co. insurance adjusters

506 Northern Illinois Mortgage Co.

511, 512, 514,  Vacant

515-17  Edgar H Wilson, lawyer and Donald M. Keenan, lawyer

518  American Cable and Radio Corp.   communication

601-02   Chas H Knapp Associates   real estate

603   Eugene A. Zawlocki   dentist

604-07    G A Brodine Agency, insurance, C A Brodine Agency, insurance; Traveler’s Insurance Co. of Hartford, Connecticut

605  National Surety Co. insurance; Wilson and Wilson  insurance; Kosloske Agency real estate

608, 609   Vacant

610  Edward J. Ziener  real estate and Insurance

611 and 612 and 618  Vacant

615  Page and Clark  lawyers

701   Ward Mortgage & Realty Storage

702  Ward Mortgage & Realty Co.

703 Russell J Goldman  lawyer

704 and 705 and 709    Vacant

707   Hunter G Cutting Inc  jeweler

708 Wm T Jenks   appraiser

710-11  Maternity Vogue  clothing

717   Lobdell Realty Co.

718   Fiorenza Agency Inc

801-02  Allen H Miller  osteo

803, 808, 811, 815, 817  Vacant

804    C Edward Ware, architect

805    Sidney P. Kingdon  dentist

806     George C Magnelia    dentist

807    A Michael Hess, physician

818  Willwood Burial Park cemetery, Willwood Corp, Landscape Studio

901, 904, 906, 918      Vacant

903  John T. Sowle   dentist

905   Albert S Rosenborough

907  Berry and Simmons  lawyers

908  Joseph W Lehman Jr   physician

910  Chas E Medaris  osteo; Will E Madaris  osteo

915-17   Psychiatric Clinic of Rockford

1000, 1001, 1003, 1005, 1009 and 1010  Vacant

1002  Audris Richardson  electrolysis

1004  A Reyner Eastman  architect

1008  New York Life Insurance Co.

1011  Travelers Insurance Co. of Hartford Conn  claims dept

1014, 1015, 1016  Aetna Casualty and Surety Co.  and claims dept  side ent

1017 and 1018 Vacant

1100 Canfield Canfield Franks & Lindroth  lawyers

1103, 1106, 1108  1118  Vacant

1105 Maynard & Maynard  lawyers

1107  Ralph M. Picken  Realtor

1109  Allied Employment Service  employment agency and

Kelly Girl Service     employment agency

1116 Haye and Keegan  lawyers

1201 Rockford Dental Laboratory

Source: 1962 Polk’s Rockford City Directory