Agriculture Building

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For the similarly named building, see Agriculture Building (Newcastle University).
Agriculture Building
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Agriculture Building, March 2008
Agriculture Building is located in North Carolina
Agriculture Building
Agriculture Building is located in the US
Agriculture Building
Location 2 W. Edenton St., Raleigh, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°46′53″N 78°38′22″W / 35.78139°N 78.63944°W / 35.78139; -78.63944Coordinates: 35°46′53″N 78°38′22″W / 35.78139°N 78.63944°W / 35.78139; -78.63944
Area less than one acre
Built 1921-1923
Architect Nelson & Cooper
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 76001341[1]
Added to NRHP June 16, 1976

The Agriculture Building is a historic state government office building located at Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina. It was built between 1921 and 1923, and is a five-story, Classical Revival. It is sheathed in warm yellow stone, with massive, ashlar veneer, on the ground floor. An addition was built in the 1950s, giving the building an "L"-shape.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1] The Agriculture Building is a Raleigh Historic Landmark and located in the Capitol Area Historic District.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ McKelden Smith (May 1976). "Agriculture Building" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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