Church Street East Historic District

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Church Street East Historic District
Church Street East Historic District is located in Alabama
Church Street East Historic District
Location MobileAlabama
Coordinates 30°41′9.91″N 88°2′52.80″W / 30.6860861°N 88.0480000°W / 30.6860861; -88.0480000Coordinates: 30°41′9.91″N 88°2′52.80″W / 30.6860861°N 88.0480000°W / 30.6860861; -88.0480000
Architectural style Federal, Greek Revival, Renaissance Revival, Italianate, and others
Governing body Multiple
NRHP Reference # 71000102[1] (original)
84000663 (increase 1)
05000289 (increase 2)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP 16 December 1971[2] [1]
Boundary increases January 13, 1984
April 20, 2005

The Church Street East Historic District is a historic district in the city of Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 16 December 1971.[2] Since a boundary increase on 13 January 1984, it is roughly bounded by Broad, Conti, Water, Claiborne, and Canal Streets.[2] 20 April 2005 saw the further addition of 66 & 68 Royal Street to the district.[2] The district covers 1,403 acres (5.68 km2) and contains 83 contributing buildings and one object. It contains portions of Mobile's 19th century downtown area and features government, museum, commercial, and residential structures in a variety of 19th century styles. The buildings range in age from the 1820s to 1900 and include the Federal, Greek Revival, Renaissance Revival, Italianate, and various other Victorian architectural styles.[1] Notable buildings include the Government Street Presbyterian Church, Barton Academy, and the Ketchum House.[2]

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Examples of architecture found within the Church Street East Historic District:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Alabama: Mobile County". "Nationalhistoricalregister.com". Retrieved 2008-01-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.