Kenworth Historic District

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Kenworth Historic District
House in Kenworth Historic District Hickory North Carolina.jpg
House in Kenworth Historic District, September 2012
Kenworth Historic District is located in North Carolina
Kenworth Historic District
Kenworth Historic District is located in the United States
Kenworth Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by 2nd Ave., 5th St. and 3rd Ave. Dr. SE; Roughly along Fifth St. SE, Fifth Ave. SE, third Avenue Dr. SE, and Second Ave. SE, Hickory, North Carolina
Coordinates35°43′40″N 81°19′45″W / 35.72778°N 81.32917°W / 35.72778; -81.32917Coordinates: 35°43′40″N 81°19′45″W / 35.72778°N 81.32917°W / 35.72778; -81.32917
Area22.1 acres (8.9 ha)
Built1915 (1915)
ArchitectAsbury, Louis; Blair and Drane
Architectural styleBungalow/craftsman, Colonial Revival
MPSHickory MRA
NRHP reference #85001054, 05000435 (Boundary Increase)[1]
Added to NRHPMay 9, 1985, May 18, 2005 (Boundary Increase)

Kenworth Historic District is a national historic district located at Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 52 contributing buildings and 2 contributing structures in the planned subdivision of Kenworth in Hickory. Most of the buildings date between the early- and mid-20th century and include notable examples of Colonial Revival and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Notable buildings include the (former) Christ Lutheran Church (1926), Kenworth Elementary School (1913), Frederick O. Bock House (1923), Nichelson-Abernethy House (1922), Speas-Duval House (1921), Clyde L. Herman House (c. 1922), Kennedy-Setzer House (1921), and Payne-Bothwell-Scheller House (1921).[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985, with a boundary increase 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 (August 1984). "Kenworth Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
  3. ^ Heather Fearnbach (June 2004). "Kenworth Historic District (Boundary Increase)" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.