Downtown Springfield Railroad District

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Downtown Springfield Railroad District
Amtrak Station, Springfield MA.jpg
Springfield Amtrak Station
Downtown Springfield Railroad District is located in Massachusetts
Downtown Springfield Railroad District
Location Springfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°6′31″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10861°N 72.59028°W / 42.10861; -72.59028Coordinates: 42°6′31″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10861°N 72.59028°W / 42.10861; -72.59028
Built 1875
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
MPS Downtown Springfield MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP May 27, 1983

The Downtown Springfield Railroad District is a historic district encompassing the early 20th century railroad-related buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts.[2] They are in an area roughly bounded by Lyman, Main, Murray, and Spring Streets in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1]

The district includes Springfield's Union Station, the adjacent Hotel Charles, four nearby commercial blocks, a warehouse, freight house, and a retaining wall designed in part by H. H. Richardson.[2] The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for Downtown Springfield Railroad District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-12-08.