The site is at 218, 221, and 302 S. 5th Street in St. Joseph, Missouri, in northwest Buchanan County. The site includes one structure at 221 S. 5th Street, and one structure at 302 S 5th Street, and is currently owned by Roberts Dairy Co. Historically, the site was used as an industrial dairy plant. The site is within an industrial area south of downtown St. Joseph, with the three parcels intersected by Charles Street and S. 5th Street. The site parcels are surrounded mostly by commercial and industrial businesses.