Searle, Gardner & Company Factory

701-715 River Street, Troy, NY

Description 

This Romanesque Revival style five-story brick building built in 1888 and 1889 in response to he increasing demand for factory manufactured detachable collars and cuffs for menís clothing housed Searle, Gardner & Company and Henry Holmesís collar and cuff manufacturing operations. The site continued to house textile production until the mid-20th century. The Marshall Ray Company was the last clothing manufacturer to use the building.

Conversion of long vacant building to apartments began in 2018,

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2019: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody