On this Day – Reading Pattern Works Fire 1964Posted on October 27, 2018August 8, 2018 by Alexa Freyman FacebookTweetPinEmail Fire on October 27th, 1964 – Picture from Reading Eagle The Reading Pattern Works was a factory that made parts for the railroad, and was located at 715 Clinton Street. On October 27th, 1964 it suffered a fire. Fire on October 27th, 1964 – Picture from Reading Eagle today Today, the Pattern Works building is home to Reading Art Works, and is used as an event space. FacebookTweetPinEmailAlexa FreymanBorn and raised in Berks, I am fascinated by the style, design & culture of the mid-late 20th century. I started this website to research and build a collection of the places, things and stories I have heard about my entire life. Read more here.