Clipping "City Hopes to Buy Tannery Site"
An newspaper clipping titled "City Hopes to Buy Tannery Site", 12 November 1955. The article mentions that "if this plan materializes, the present site of the company on Chestnut St. will be purchased by the city. The city expects to dismantle the 85-year-old structure, which housed only the McCormick firm, to make way for improved access to the city parking lot behind the store on the south side of St. Paul St." The article also mentions that a new plant may be erected with "an overall area of 20,000 square feet with an additional hide storage area of 5,000 square feet. Cost is estimated in excess of $100,000. The new site is located at Grantham Ave. and Smith St."