South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District

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South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District
Agnes Scott College Campus.jpg
Agnes Scott College campus
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District is located in Metro Atlanta
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District is located in the US
South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by E. College, S. McDonough, S. Candler, E. Hill and E. Davis Sts., Decatur, Georgia
Coordinates 33°45′54″N 84°17′37″W / 33.76500°N 84.29361°W / 33.76500; -84.29361Coordinates: 33°45′54″N 84°17′37″W / 33.76500°N 84.29361°W / 33.76500; -84.29361
Area 95 acres (38 ha)
Architect Ansley, William, et al.
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, other
NRHP Reference # 94000787[1]
Added to NRHP July 29, 1994

South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District is a historic district in Decatur, Georgia that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1] It includes Agnes Scott College, also known as Decatur Female Seminary (1889) and as Agnes Scott Institute (1890-1906), and Little Decatur.

In 1994 it included 88 contributing buildings, two contributing structures, and a contributing object, as well as 19 non-contributing buildings and two non-contributing structures.[2]

The oldest house in the district is the Italianate C. M. Candler House (1870s) at 158 South Candler. Another old one is the George Washington Scott House (1883) at 312 South Candler Street which has a double gambrel roof and Queen Anne detailing.[2]

The oldest building on the campus is Agnes Scott Hall (1891), known also simply as "Main," a three-story, brick building designed by local architects Bruce and Morgan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c Leslie N. Sharp (June 25, 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: South Candler Street–Agnes Scott College Historic District / Decatur Female Seminary (1889), Agnes Scott Institute (1890-1906), Little Decatur" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved April 3, 2017.  Includes map. With 24 photos (see photo captions pages 21-22 of text document).