Princeton Downtown Commercial District

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Princeton Downtown Commercial District
114-116 East Main; Princeton, KY.JPG
114-116 East Main Street
Princeton Downtown Commercial District is located in Kentucky
Princeton Downtown Commercial District
Location Roughly along Main St., E. and W. Court Sq. Sts., Princeton, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°6′31″N 87°52′56″W / 37.10861°N 87.88222°W / 37.10861; -87.88222Coordinates: 37°6′31″N 87°52′56″W / 37.10861°N 87.88222°W / 37.10861; -87.88222
Architect Smith,G. Tandy; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Governing body U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
NRHP Reference # 88001017[1]
Added to NRHP September 19, 1988

Princeton Downtown Commercial District is the area of downtown Princeton, Kentucky centered on the 1940s art deco courthouse. The downtown district is registered on the National Register of Historic Places because of the historic architecture and historical significance to the area. The district extends primarily along Main and Market Streets between Plum and Eagle Streets. As of early 2007, this district of Princeton is participating in the Renaissance Kentucky/Main Street program.

Included buildings[edit]

  • 114-116 East Main Street
  • 103-105 West Main Street
  • 113 West Main Street
  • 123-125 West Main Street
  • Big Springs Park behind East Main Street on Washington Street
  • Caldwell County Courthouse at Court Square
  • Capitol Theater on Main Street
  • Champion-Shepherdson Building at 115 East Main Street, the oldest building in Princeton
  • Former Eagle Tavern at 122 East Main Street
  • Former Globe Tavern at 120 East Main Street
  • Former Masonic Lodge on Courthouse Square
  • Former Opera House at 102 East Main Street
  • Garrett Building at 201 West Main Street
  • Olszewska Park at 111 West Main Street


External links and references[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.