Lenoir Downtown Historic District

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Lenoir Downtown Historic District
Lenoir Main Street-27527.jpg
Main Street, looking south
Lenoir Downtown Historic District is located in North Carolina
Lenoir Downtown Historic District
Lenoir Downtown Historic District is located in the US
Lenoir Downtown Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Ashe Ave., Mulberry St., Harper Ave., Church St., and Boundary St.; 915-1011 West Ave. & 122 Boundary St., Lenoir, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°54′56″N 81°32′23″W / 35.91556°N 81.53972°W / 35.91556; -81.53972Coordinates: 35°54′56″N 81°32′23″W / 35.91556°N 81.53972°W / 35.91556; -81.53972
Area 7.64 acres (3.09 ha)
Architect Martin L. Hampton, Hook and Rogers, Erle G. Stillwell
Architectural style Classical Revival, Tudor Revival, Art Deco, Art Moderne
NRHP reference # 07000905, 13000246 (Boundary Increase)[1][2]
Added to NRHP September 5, 2007, May 8, 2013 (Boundary Increase)

Lenoir Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina. The district includes 41 contributing buildings and 2 contributing objects in the central business district of Lenoir. It includes commercial, governmental, and institutional buildings in a variety of popular architectural styles including Art Deco, Art Moderne, Classical Revival and Tudor Revival. Notable contributing resources include the Center Theater (1941), O. P. Lutz Furniture Company and Lutz Hosiery Mill (1939), Dayvault’s Drug Store (1937), Caldwell County Agricultural Building (1937), Courtney Warehouse (c. 1888), Masonic Hall (1901, 1959), Miller Building (c. 1900, c. 1920s), Confederate Monument (1910), Belk’s Department Store (1928), Lenoir Building (1907), J. C. Penney Department Store (1941, c. 1980s), Fidelity Building (1928), and U. S. Post Office (1931). Located in the district is the separately listed Caldwell County Courthouse.[3][4]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007, with a boundary increase in 2013.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Featured Property: Lenoir Downtown Historic District. National Park Service.
  3. ^ Heather Fearnbach and Cynthia de Miranda (June 2006). "Lenoir Downtown Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
  4. ^ Heather Fearnbach (November 2012). "Lenoir Downtown Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.