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325 S Madison St - Watch Factory

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Notes & Comments

All except for the Cream City brick portion was demolished (3/10/2015) to make way for surface parking for Downtown Sports Complex. The remaining portion above grade is 19,521 sq ft; -- basement 6,539 sq ft. NOTE: Unknown how land sq ft may have been affected by demolition and subsequent activity. According to our Rockford Watch Company historian Bruce Steder the building foundation was laid in September 1874 and personnel moved into the factory in November 1875.

Owner Information

Building Owner: City of Rockford
Owner Contact: City of Rockford


Building Area: 26,060 approx sq ft
Land Area: 131,200 sq ft
Year Built: 1874/1875
Historic Status: Haight Village National Register
Parcel PIN: 11-26-102-004

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