Downtown Huntington Historic District

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Downtown Huntington Historic District
Downtown Huntington Historic District, 4th and 7th.jpg
Sunset in the district
Downtown Huntington Historic District is located in West Virginia
Downtown Huntington Historic District
Downtown Huntington Historic District is located in the US
Downtown Huntington Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 3rd Ave., 10th St., 5th Ave., and 7th and 8th Sts.; also portions of 3rd Ave. to the alley between 6th and 7th Aves. and from 12th St. to 7th St., Huntington, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°26′2″N 82°24′33″W / 38.43389°N 82.40917°W / 38.43389; -82.40917Coordinates: 38°26′2″N 82°24′33″W / 38.43389°N 82.40917°W / 38.43389; -82.40917
Area 70 acres (28 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Late Victorian, Art Deco, Other, Baroque
NRHP reference #

86000309, 07000240

[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1986, expanded March 22, 2007

Downtown Huntington Historic District is a national historic district located at Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. The original district encompassed 59 contributing buildings; the boundary increase added 53 more contributing buildings. It includes the central business district of Huntington, and includes several of its municipal and governmental buildings. It contains the majority of the historic concentration of downtown commercial buildings. Notable buildings include the Huntington City Hall, Johnson Memorial Church (c.1886/1912/1935), Trinity Episcopal Church (1882), Davis Opera House (c. 1885), Love Hardware Building (c. 1884), Reuschleins Jewelry building (1923), the Newcomb Building (c. 1902), the Morrison Building (1919), Keith-Albee Theater (1928), West Virginia Building (c. 1924), and Gideon Building (c. 1915). Located in the district are the separately listed Carnegie Public Library, Cabell County Courthouse, U.S. Post Office and Court House, and Campbell-Hicks House.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. A boundary increase occurred in 2007.[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. ^ Cabell County Landmark Commission (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Huntington Downtown Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 
  3. ^ Michael Gioulis (October 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Huntington Historic District (Boundary increase and additional information)" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-23.