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T26 Site Map - Select for detailed map
T26Site Map.  Located on the southwestern corner of 13th and Lombard Streets, Site T26 covers approximately 0.712 acres. [detailed map ~300k]
 


Historical Findings

Analysis of historical documents identified four tanneries or tannery-related industries at this location:

C. DE VINES MOROCCO WKS
1901 Baist , Map 8 [map ~120k]
EILERS MOVIUS GLAZED KID FAC'Y
1901 Sanborn , Map 18 [map ~120k]
DELAWARE LEATHER CO.
1927 Sanborn , Map 17 [map ~120k]
DELAWARE LEATHER CO.
1936 Franklin , Map 9 [map ~120k]


Site Photographs


-TANNERY SITE T26-
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Field Investigation Observations

Land Use

On-site Landuse
The Howard Technical High School occupies this entire area.



Adjacent Landuse
The immediate area around the site is used by the High School and other educational uses. To the north is the Delaware Skills Center. To the west and south around the High School are large residential neighborhoods.


Presence of Children

Howard High School students abound in the area that was once a tannery. The tannery location itself sits partially between the gym and main classroom buildings with several benches for relaxing. The entire area is paved.


Exposed Soil

In the area of the tannery there are no exposed surfaces. Some seem to have been grass in the past but are now covered in concrete, asphalt or structure.

Area covered in grass or mulch: Area of directly exposed soil:


Conclusion: