Back to Map 102 Dauphin Street Levy Wolverton Building, circa 1875 Currently a two-story building with rounded windows with cast iron hoods on the second floor; this building was originally three stories.
The decorative sills for the third floor windows are still visible at the cornice line.
It is a cast iron facade ordered from the catalogue of the Badger Iron Works Co. The façade is based on the waterfront palazzos of 15th and 16th century Venice. The east and south corners have turrets with pyramidal roofs.
The building also has a variety of decorative motifs and cast iron balconies.
Back to Map 110-112 Dauphin Street Walgreens Building, circa 1938 This building is a good example of the simple, undecorative downtown commercial property built in the mid-20th century.
At the core of this building, traces might remain from an 1870s structure.
was heard, the fire alarm was sounded by beating on a metal wagon wheel ring with a hammer.
The two Battle Houses were visited by such notables as Jefferson Davis, Admiral Raphael Semmes, Generals Bragg, Beauregard, and Taylor. Francis Street The RSA Tower Although the RSA Tower is a contemporary high-rise structure, designed by TVS Alabama, Inc., it contains the three elements found in classical high-rise buildings.101 Dauphin Street Van Antwerp Building, 1906 The Van Antwerp Building was designed by George Rogers, and is the first reinforced concrete building constructed in Mobile and at 11 stories was its earliest skyscraper.It remains an important landmark in downtown Mobile.A contemporary balcony was added during a 1991 renovation.In 1889, the fire company was incorporated into the newly formed city fire department.