Centre Market Square Historic District

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Centre Market Square Historic District
Center Market Square Historic District.jpg
Center Market Square Historic District, March 2010
Centre Market Square Historic District is located in West Virginia
Centre Market Square Historic District
Centre Market Square Historic District is located in the US
Centre Market Square Historic District
Location Roughly Market St. between 20th and 23rd Sts.; also southern side of Main from Alley 19 to 20th St., and Chapline, Eoff and Charles Sts. bounded by Lane C, 22nd, and 24th Sts., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°3′36″N 80°43′25″W / 40.06000°N 80.72361°W / 40.06000; -80.72361Coordinates: 40°3′36″N 80°43′25″W / 40.06000°N 80.72361°W / 40.06000; -80.72361
Area 18.1 acres (7.3 ha)
Architectural style Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods), Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 84003651, 87000127[1]
Added to NRHP January 12, 1984, February 25, 1987 (boundary increase)

Centre Market Square Historic District is a historic district in Wheeling, West Virginia, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The district includes 181 contributing buildings in a variety of popular architectural styles dating from as early as about 1850. The district encompasses the area of Wheeling focused on the separately listed Center Wheeling Market. Notable buildings include the Second Presbyterian Church (1850), St. Alphonsus Church and School (1875, 1887), Mary A. Reed Building (c. 1885), Shaefer Building (1887), Bellinger Building (c. 1885), Schmeichel Building (c. 1900), Zink House (c. 1878), Lotz Building (c. 1873), Thoner House (c. 1877), Wheeling Public Library (1911), German Evangelical Lutheran Zion's Church (c. 1850, now Oglebay Institute-Towngate Theatre), 2333 Eoff Street (c. 1870–1900), 2227 Eoff Street (c. 1900–1915), 2330 Chapline Street (c. 1876), 2318 Chapline Street (c. 1901), townhouses on Chapline Street, (c. 1870s), 2325 Chapline Street, 2241 Chapline Street, 2233 Chapline Street, the Hellenic Orithodox Church of St. John the Divine (c. 1949–1951), St. John's United Church of Christ (c. 1907–1908), Michel Building (c. 1860–1870), Wheeling Fire Company-Hook and Ladder #6 (late 1870s-1880s), and the "Iron Building" (c. 1867).[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register in 1984, with a boundary increase in 1987.[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. ^ Beverly B. Fluty (August 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Centre Market Square Historic Districtl" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  3. ^ Paul D. Marshall (May 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Centre Market Square Historic District (boundary increase)" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

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