| less than one acre|
| c. 1850|
20 November 1979
| 517-539 S. 5th St., Reading, Pennsylvania|
Nolde Forest Environm, Daniel Boone Homestead, Genesius Theatre, Reading Public Museum, Santander Arena
Hendel Brothers, Sons and Company Hat Factory Wikipedia
Hendel Brothers, Sons and Company Hat Factory, also known as "The Hat Factory," is a historic factory building located in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built about 1850, as a woolen mill. It is a three-story, brick building with the central section measuring 62 feet by 130 feet. It has a three-story south wing, two-story north wing, and small two-story west wing. It is of heavy timber frame construction, and features large arched double hung windows. A hat factory operated in the building until about 1930, after which it was used as a warehouse and trucking terminal.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.