South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District

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South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District
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South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District, October 2011
South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District
South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District is located in the US
South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Wyandotte, Columbia, Hayes, and Morton St., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°36′45″N 75°22′30″W / 40.61250°N 75.37500°W / 40.61250; -75.37500Coordinates: 40°36′45″N 75°22′30″W / 40.61250°N 75.37500°W / 40.61250; -75.37500
Area 74 acres (30 ha)
Built 1917
Architectural style Gothic, Italianate
NRHP Reference # 05001500[1]
Added to NRHP January 3, 2006

South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 288 contributing buildings and 2 contributing objects. It encompasses a concentration of late-19th through early 20th century commercial, municipal, industrial and residential buildings in Bethlehem. Most of the buildings date from about 1900 to 1935. Notable non-residential buildings include several Bethlehem Steel-related buildings, the South Bethlehem Post Office (1916), Bethlehem Public Library (1929), Protection Firehouse (Touchstone Theater, 1875), E.P. Wilbur Trust Building (1910), Holy Infancy Catholic Church (1892), St. John Windish Lutheran Church (1910), Windish Hall (c. 1915), and the Banana Factory (c. 1900).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Shelby Weaver Splain (May 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: South Bethlehem Downtown Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-29.