South Park Historic District (Morgantown, West Virginia)

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South Park Historic District
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South Park Historic District (Morgantown, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
South Park Historic District (Morgantown, West Virginia)
South Park Historic District (Morgantown, West Virginia) is located in the US
South Park Historic District (Morgantown, West Virginia)
Location Roughly bounded by Elgin St., Kingwood St., Cobun Ave., Prairie Ave., Jefferson St., Lincoln Ave., and Grand St., Morgantown, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°37′21″N 79°57′8″W / 39.62250°N 79.95222°W / 39.62250; -79.95222Coordinates: 39°37′21″N 79°57′8″W / 39.62250°N 79.95222°W / 39.62250; -79.95222
Area 86 acres (35 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP reference # 90001054[1]
Added to NRHP July 23, 1990

South Park Historic District is a national historic district located at Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia. The district includes 501 contributing buildings and 5 contributing structures in a primarily residential area south of downtown Morgantown. The district is characterized by tightly packed dwellings on a hillside and represent a variety of post-Victorian architectural styles popular between 1900 and 1940. Notable buildings include the Morgantown High School, First Church of Christian Science, Crestholm Pharmacy, and Bobbette's Confectionary.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[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. ^ Dolores A. Fleming and Mary E. Johnson (May 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: South Park Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-20.