New Martinsville Downtown Historic District

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New Martinsville Downtown Historic District
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New Martinsville Historic District, February 2011
New Martinsville Downtown Historic District is located in West Virginia
New Martinsville Downtown Historic District
New Martinsville Downtown Historic District is located in the US
New Martinsville Downtown Historic District
Location Main, Washington Sts., and Monroe Alley, New Martinsville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°38′28″N 80°51′16″W / 39.64111°N 80.85444°W / 39.64111; -80.85444Coordinates: 39°38′28″N 80°51′16″W / 39.64111°N 80.85444°W / 39.64111; -80.85444
Area 10.5 acres (4.2 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #

88000675

[1]
Added to NRHP September 23, 1988

New Martinsville Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia. It encompasses 29 contributing buildings and one contributing site that include the civic and commercial core of New Martinsville. Most of the buildings in the district are two and three story masonry commercial structures dating to the late-19th and early-20th century in popular architectural styles, such as Italianate, Romanesque Revival, and Colonial Revival. Notable buildings include the New Martinsville City Building (1895), The McCaskey Building (1898), Winer's Department Store (1908), McCrory's (c. 1905), The Masonic Temple (1913), Theater/Palmer's Drug Store (1911), Lincoln Theatre (1920), United States Post Office (1931), Wetzel County Sheriff's residence (1897-1901), and Wetzel County Courthouse (1902).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael J. Pauley and Michael Gioulis (November 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: New Martinsville Downtown Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09.