North Wheeling Historic District

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North Wheeling Historic District
Buildings DowntownWheelingWV.jpg
Buildings in Downtown Wheeling, April 2006
North Wheeling Historic District is located in West Virginia
North Wheeling Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Main Street Ter., Market St., Interstate 70, and N. Main St., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°4′28″N 80°43′29″W / 40.07444°N 80.72472°W / 40.07444; -80.72472Coordinates: 40°4′28″N 80°43′29″W / 40.07444°N 80.72472°W / 40.07444; -80.72472
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Architectural style Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Italianate
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 88002693, 07001419[1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 1988, January 17, 2008 (boundary increase)

North Wheeling Historic District is a national historic district located at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 134 contributing buildings and one contributing object in a 2 1/2-block section of northern Wheeling, known as "Old Town". Most of the district consists of mid- to late-19th-century residential buildings. A number of popular architectural styles are represented, including Greek Revival, Italianate, and Late Victorian. Notable buildings include the Vigilant Engine House (c. 1891), William Goering House (1885), Alfred Paull House (1880s), Williams Duplex Tenement (1880–1884), George W. Eckhart House (1891–1892), Christian Hess House (1876), Edward Hazlett House (1893), Henry K. List House (1858). The object is the Pollack Memorial Monument (1916).[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, with a boundary increase in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Paul D. Marshall (June 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: North Wheeling Historic District". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  3. ^ Jennifer Loustau (March 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: North Wheeling Historic District (boundary increase)". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

External links[edit]

All of the following are located in Wheeling, Ohio County, WV: