Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District

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Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District
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U.S. Post Office, Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District, September 2012
Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District is located in North Carolina
Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District
Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District is located in the United States
Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District
LocationPortions of Government Ave.SE, Second Street Place SE, First Ave. SW and Third St. SW, Hickory, North Carolina
Coordinates35°43′51″N 81°20′28″W / 35.73083°N 81.34111°W / 35.73083; -81.34111Coordinates: 35°43′51″N 81°20′28″W / 35.73083°N 81.34111°W / 35.73083; -81.34111
Area10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built1885 (1885)
ArchitectWenderoth, Oscar
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSHickory MRA
NRHP reference #05001409[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 16, 2005

Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 8 contributing buildings in the central business district of Hickory. Notable buildings include the Hickory Passenger Depot (1912), Classical Revival style U.S. Post Office (1914, 1961) designed by Office of the Supervising Architect under Oscar Wenderoth, Harper Motor Company (1928), Hickory Bonded Warehouse (c. 1885), Hickory Overall Office (c. 1922), Hickory Roller Covering Office (c. 1922), and the Armory (1911-1912).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[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. ^ Kirk F. Mohney; Michael Hill; Stewart Gray (May 2004). "Hickory Southwest Downtown Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.