Canton Main Street Historic District

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Canton Main Street Historic District
Canton Main Street Historic District is located in North Carolina
Canton Main Street Historic District
Canton Main Street Historic District is located in the US
Canton Main Street Historic District
Location Bounded roughly by Park St., Main St., Bridge St., and Adams St., Canton, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°31′59″N 82°50′19″W / 35.53306°N 82.83861°W / 35.53306; -82.83861Coordinates: 35°31′59″N 82°50′19″W / 35.53306°N 82.83861°W / 35.53306; -82.83861
Area 14 acres (5.7 ha)
Built 1908
Architect Benton & Benton; et al.
Architectural style Early Commercial, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 05000958[1]
Added to NRHP September 7, 2005

The Canton Main Street Historic District is a national historic district located at Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina. It includes 34 contributing buildings and one other contributing structure and includes architecture by Benton & Benton. It includes Early Commercial architecture and Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals architecture. Located in the district is the separately listed Colonial Theater. Other notable buildings include the P L & S Building (1932), Champion Fibre Company Office Building (1918), Champion Bank and Trust (c. 1925), Imperial Hotel (c. 1885; additions 1916 and 1925), and the former United States Post Office (1939).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Sybil Argintar Bowers (n.d.). "Canton Main Street Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.