Three Squares Historic District

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Three Squares Historic District
Glens Falls NY City Hall Aug 09.jpg
Glens Falls City Hall (1900), August 2009
Three Squares Historic District is located in New York
Three Squares Historic District
Location Roughly South, Glen, Maple, and Ridge Sts., Glens Falls, New York
Coordinates 43°18′32″N 73°38′0″W / 43.30889°N 73.63333°W / 43.30889; -73.63333Coordinates: 43°18′32″N 73°38′0″W / 43.30889°N 73.63333°W / 43.30889; -73.63333
Area 23 acres (9.3 ha)
Built 1902
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Federal
Governing body Local
MPS Glens Falls MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003420[1]
Added to NRHP September 29, 1984

Three Squares Historic District is a national historic district located at Glens Falls, Warren County, New York. It includes 75 contributing buildings, one contributing site, and one contributing object. It encompasses Glens Falls historic and contemporary commercial center. The buildings generally consist of brick commercial, office, and institutional structures between two and five stories in height. Because of devastating fires in 1862 and 1902, the majority of the buildings were built between 1902 and 1930. Notable buildings include the Italianate style Cowles block (1865), Neoclassical style Rogers Building (1926-1927), Beaux-Arts style Empire Theater (1899), and Neoclassical style Glens Falls City Hall (1900).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

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