The boxes below have details about specific buildings and structures which no longer exist in Crystal Lake.
For a general overview, a 45-minute presentation was recorded in 2021. CLICK HERE to view the presentation, “Lost Crystal Lake”.
Dietrich / Hayes House
From 1873 to 1954, the southwest corner of Williams & Brink Streets was occupied by the Methodist-Episcopal Church.
The Pump House
The odd-shaped lot at the corner of Franklin and College Streets stood vacant for nearly 30 years after Smith & Hill created their subdivision.
The Downtown Jewel(s)
Many Crystal Lakers can remember the Jewel Food Store at the corner of Williams and Brink Streets.
The Pingry Hotel
For 101 years (1889-1990) the Pingry Hotel stood on the corner of Woodstock and Grant Streets.