Monroe Street East Historic District

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Monroe Street East Historic District
Church of God and Saints of Christ, Wheeling.jpg
The Church of God and Saints of Christ, a core part of the district
Monroe Street East Historic District is located in West Virginia
Monroe Street East Historic District
Monroe Street East Historic District is located in the US
Monroe Street East Historic District
Location 12th and Byron Sts., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°4′12″N 80°43′9″W / 40.07000°N 80.71917°W / 40.07000; -80.71917Coordinates: 40°4′12″N 80°43′9″W / 40.07000°N 80.71917°W / 40.07000; -80.71917
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1837
Architect Klieves,Kraft & Co.; Wells,E.W.
Architectural style Greek Revival, Other, Romanesque, Romano-Tuscan
NRHP Reference # 80004036[1]
Added to NRHP February 12, 1980

Monroe Street East Historic District is a national historic district located at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. The district encompasses six contributing buildings. They are a Greek Revival style church built in 1837, a Roman-Tuscan style dwelling dated to 1852 and known as the Paxton-Reed House, and an eclectic 1881 dwelling. Also in the district is a Richardsonian Romanesque style apartment building (c. 1892) and a set of vernacular post-American Civil War townhouses.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. In 1999, the district was encompassed by the East Wheeling Historic District.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Beverly B. Fluty (July 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Monroe Street East Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

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