Lower Commerce Street Historic District

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Lower Commerce Street Historic District
Lower Commerce Street Montgomery 3.jpg
200 block of North Commerce Street in 2009
Lower Commerce Street Historic District is located in Alabama
Lower Commerce Street Historic District
Lower Commerce Street Historic District is located in the US
Lower Commerce Street Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Central of Georgia RR tracks, N. Lawrence St., Madison Ave., and Commerce St., Montgomery, Alabama
Coordinates 32°22′49″N 86°18′38″W / 32.38028°N 86.31056°W / 32.38028; -86.31056Coordinates: 32°22′49″N 86°18′38″W / 32.38028°N 86.31056°W / 32.38028; -86.31056
Area 18 acres (7.3 ha) (original),
23 acres (9.3 ha) (increase),
4 acres (1.6 ha) (increase)
Architectural style Italianate, Classical Revival, Renaissance
NRHP reference # 79000395[1] (original)
8200206 (increase 1)
86001529 (increase 2)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 29, 1979
Boundary increases February 25, 1982
January 15, 1987

The Lower Commerce Street Historic District is a 45-acre (18 ha) historic district in the old commercial district of Montgomery, Alabama. It includes fifty-two contributing buildings. It is roughly bounded by the Central of Georgia railroad tracks, North Lawrence Street, Madison Avenue, and Commerce Street. Architectural styles in the district include the Italianate, Classical Revival, and Renaissance Revival.[2][3][4] It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 29, 1979, the boundaries were subsequently increased on February 25, 1982 and January 15, 1987.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Mertins, Ellen; Mary Ann Neely (February 6, 1979). "Lower Commerce Street Historic District". 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". Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  3. ^ Mertins, Ellen; Mary Ann Neely (December 1981). "Lower Commerce Street Historic District". 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". Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  4. ^ Mertins, Ellen; Tom Dolan; Mary Ann Neely (November 1986). "Lower Commerce Street Historic District". 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". Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.