B&W photograph of 1 Reid Street (John F. Riley House), showing the south (piazzas) and east (East Bay Street) elevations. Captioned on back of photograph "Bay Street at Reid Street." Also known as 601 East Bay Street.
When the City Engineer's office discovered that the demolition permit was issued without full knowledge about the building's age or its location, demolition was halted in April, 1961. It is presumed that the demolition was completed sometime soon therafter. The house was believed to be 147 years old at the time.