Gay House

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Gay House
Gay House Montgomery Feb 2012 02.jpg
The Gay House in February 2012, following a fire
Gay House is located in Alabama
Gay House
Gay House is located in the US
Gay House
Location 230 Noble Ave., Montgomery, Alabama
Coordinates 32°21′46″N 86°18′17″W / 32.36278°N 86.30472°W / 32.36278; -86.30472Coordinates: 32°21′46″N 86°18′17″W / 32.36278°N 86.30472°W / 32.36278; -86.30472
Area 0.7 acres (0.28 ha)
Built 1900
Architect Hugger Bros. Construction Co.
Architectural style Queen Anne
Demolished 2011
NRHP Reference # 75000325[1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 1975

The Gay House was a historic Queen Anne style house in Montgomery, Alabama. The two-story frame building was built by the Hugger Brothers Construction Company in 1900 for Charles Linn Gay. Gay, born on November 8, 1862, was a Montgomery businessman. He died on July 4, 1928.[2] The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 15, 1975.[1] It was mostly destroyed by fire in October 2007 and the remnants were sold for architectural salvage in July 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Moore, Sally; Mary Ann Neely (January 23, 1979). "Gay House" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. National Park Service. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.  See also: "Accompanying photos" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.