Downtown Melrose

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Downtown Melrose
Neighborhood
Downtown Melrose seen from the intersection of Upham and Main Streets facing south
Downtown Melrose seen from the intersection of Upham and Main Streets facing south
Coordinates: 42°27′17″N 71°03′56″W / 42.45472°N 71.06556°W / 42.45472; -71.06556Coordinates: 42°27′17″N 71°03′56″W / 42.45472°N 71.06556°W / 42.45472; -71.06556
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
City Melrose
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02176
Area code(s) 339 / 781
Website www.cityofmelrose.org
Melrose Town Center Historic District
Downtown Melrose is located in Massachusetts
Downtown Melrose
Location Main St., Melrose, Massachusetts
Area 8 acres (3.2 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 82002744[1]
Added to NRHP April 1, 1982

Downtown Melrose is the central business district of Melrose, Massachusetts. It is known for its nineteenth century Victorian architecture and its many small family-owned stores. Downtown Melrose is generally classified as the area on Main Street from Grove Street to Essex/Upham Streets. Part of the area, running on Main Street just northeast of the junction with Upham and Essex Streets, is included in the Melrose Town Center Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 1, 1982.[1] This district encompasses seven buildings, including city hall, the main fire station, Memorial Hall, the Coolidge School, and the Baptist and Methodist churches.[2]

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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. ^ "NRHP nomination for Melrose Center Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-26.