East Wheeling Historic District

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East Wheeling Historic District
14th east of Byron, East Wheeling.jpg
Fourteenth Street in the district
East Wheeling Historic District is located in West Virginia
East Wheeling Historic District
East Wheeling Historic District is located in the United States
East Wheeling Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Chapline, Eoff, 18th, McColloch, 12th and 11th Sts., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates40°3′58″N 80°42′58″W / 40.06611°N 80.71611°W / 40.06611; -80.71611Coordinates: 40°3′58″N 80°42′58″W / 40.06611°N 80.71611°W / 40.06611; -80.71611
Area79 acres (32 ha)
Built1834
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Gothic Revival, et al.
NRHP reference #99001402[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 22, 1999

East Wheeling Historic District is a national historic district located at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 300 contributing buildings and one contributing site, including the Monroe Street East Historic District. The district is primarily residential, developed in the late-19th and early-20th century. A number of popular architectural styles are represented including Greek Revival and Gothic Revival. Notable non-residential buildings include St. Joseph Cathedral (1926), former Hazel Atlas Company building (now West Virginia Northern Community College), Scottish Rite Temple designed by noted Wheeling architect Frederick F. Faris (1870-1927), Elks Building, and YMCA (1906), also designed by Faris. The contributing site is Elk Playground. Also located in the district are the separately listed L. S. Good House, Charles W. Russell House, and Cathedral Parish School.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ Jeanne Grimm; Hydie Friend; Katherine Jourdan (July 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: East Wheeling Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.[permanent dead link]