Hotel Norfolk

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Hotel Norfolk
Kensington Building (Norfolk, Nebraska) 3.jpg
View from the southwest
Hotel Norfolk is located in Nebraska
Hotel Norfolk
Hotel Norfolk is located in the US
Hotel Norfolk
Location 108 N. Fourth St., Norfolk, Nebraska
Coordinates 42°1′59″N 97°24′40″W / 42.03306°N 97.41111°W / 42.03306; -97.41111Coordinates: 42°1′59″N 97°24′40″W / 42.03306°N 97.41111°W / 42.03306; -97.41111
Area Less than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1926 (1926)
Architect Stevens,H.L.,Co.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival
NRHP Reference # 88002755[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1988

The Hotel Norfolk, at 108 N. Fourth St. in Norfolk, Nebraska, was completed in 1926. It includes Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival architecture.[1] It has also been known as Madison Apartments and as the Kensington Building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

It is significant as a "good example of the Georgian Revival influence in commercial structures of the early Twentieth Century", and as a "good representative of the small city hotels designed by the H.L. Stevens Company of Chicago which designed many hotels and apartments across the nation." It is also notable for having hosted WJAG, one of the oldest Midwest radio stations, during 1926-1944.[2]:6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Dana L. Pratt (August 24, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hotel Norfolk / Madison Apartments" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying eight photos from 1988