Gary City Center Historic District

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Gary City Center Historic District
City Hall and Superior Courthouse in Gary.jpg
City Hall and Superior Courthouse, April 2012
Gary City Center Historic District is located in Indiana
Gary City Center Historic District
Gary City Center Historic District is located in the United States
Gary City Center Historic District
LocationRoughly, Broadway from the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend RR tracks to 9th Ave., Gary, Indiana
Coordinates41°36′01″N 87°20′13″W / 41.60028°N 87.33694°W / 41.60028; -87.33694Coordinates: 41°36′01″N 87°20′13″W / 41.60028°N 87.33694°W / 41.60028; -87.33694
Area55 acres (22 ha)
ArchitectCheney, Howard, et al.; Eberson, John, et al.
Architectural styleTudor Revival, Classical Revival, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP reference #94001352[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 25, 1994

Gary City Center Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 60 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites in Downtown Gary. It developed between about 1906 and 1944 includes notable examples of Tudor Revival, Late Gothic Revival, and Classical Revival style architecture. Notable buildings include the City Hall and Superior Courthouse (1927), the second Gary Land Company Building (c. 1907), Olympic Hotel (c. 1928), the "Modern Apartments" (c. 1929), Dalton Apartments (c. 1929), Gary State Bank Building (1929), Hotel Gary (1926), City Methodist Church (1926), YWCA Building (1922), and former U.S. Post Office Building (1936).[2]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Gregory Jenkins and Paul C. Diebold (June 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gary City Center Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. and Accompanying photographs.