Rock Hill Downtown Historic District

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Rock Hill Downtown Historic District
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Citizen's Bank Building
Rock Hill Downtown Historic District is located in South Carolina
Rock Hill Downtown Historic District
Location Roughly, S. Oakland Ave. from S of Peoples Pl. to E. Main St., Rock Hill, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°55′31″N 81°1′30″W / 34.92528°N 81.02500°W / 34.92528; -81.02500Coordinates: 34°55′31″N 81°1′30″W / 34.92528°N 81.02500°W / 34.92528; -81.02500
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival, Commercial block, Other
MPS Rock Hill MPS
NRHP Reference # 91000828[1]
Added to NRHP June 24, 1991

Rock Hill Downtown Historic District consists of twelve contiguous buildings built between 1870 and 1931 in downtown Rock Hill in York County, South Carolina.[2]

The twelve buildings are:

  • Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, 144 Caldwell St.
  • First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 201 E. White St.
  • First Baptist Church, 215 E. Main St.
  • St. John's United Methodist Church, St. John's Court
  • Old Post Office Building, 325 Oakland Ave.
  • Post Office and Federal Building, 102 E. Main St.
  • Andrew Jackson Hotel, 223 E. Main St.
  • Citizens Bank Building, 157 E. Main St.
  • McFadden Building, 212 E. Main St.
  • Bass Furniture Company, 208-210 E. Main St.
  • Fink's Department Store 206 E. Main St.
  • Rock Hill Supply Company, 202 E. Main St.[3]

In 1931 the Old Post Office Building was moved about a block from its original site where the new Post Office now stands. The Old Post Office then served as a library, until 1974, and now serves as a private office building. It was built in 1906 and designed by James Knox Taylor, the Supervising Architect of the Treasury.[3]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rock Hill Downtown Historic District, York County (Rock Hill) South Carolina Department of Archives and History, accessed October 13, 2012
  3. ^ a b NRHP nomination, Paul M. Gettys, September 1990.