Downtown Springfield Railroad District

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Downtown Springfield Railroad District
Amtrak Station, Springfield MA.jpg
Springfield Amtrak Station
Downtown Springfield Railroad District is located in Massachusetts
Downtown Springfield Railroad District
Downtown Springfield Railroad District is located in the US
Downtown Springfield Railroad District
Location Springfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°6′31″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10861°N 72.59028°W / 42.10861; -72.59028Coordinates: 42°6′31″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10861°N 72.59028°W / 42.10861; -72.59028
Built 1875
MPS Downtown Springfield MRA
NRHP Reference # 83000745[1]
Added to NRHP May 27, 1983

The Downtown Springfield Railroad District is a historic district encompassing the early 20th century railroad-related buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts.[2] They are in an area roughly bounded by Lyman, Main, Murray, and Spring Streets in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1]

The district includes Springfield's Union Station, the adjacent Hotel Charles, four nearby commercial blocks, a warehouse, freight house, and a retaining wall designed in part by H. H. Richardson.[2] The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for Downtown Springfield Railroad District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-12-08.