Three Squares Historic District

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Three Squares Historic District
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Glens Falls City Hall (1900), August 2009
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LocationRoughly South, Glen, Maple, and Ridge Sts., Glens Falls, New York
Coordinates 43°18′32″N73°38′0″W / 43.30889°N 73.63333°W / 43.30889; -73.63333 Coordinates: 43°18′32″N73°38′0″W / 43.30889°N 73.63333°W / 43.30889; -73.63333
Area23 acres (9.3 ha)
Built1902
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Federal
MPS Glens Falls MRA
NRHP reference No. 84003420 [1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 29, 1984

Three Squares Historic District is a national historic district located at Glens Falls, Warren County, New York. It includes 75 contributing buildings, one contributing site, and one contributing object. It encompasses Glens Falls historic and contemporary commercial center. The buildings generally consist of brick commercial, office, and institutional structures between two and five stories in height. Because of devastating fires in 1862 and 1902, the majority of the buildings were built between 1902 and 1930. Notable buildings include the Italianate style Cowles block (1865), Neoclassical style Rogers Building (1926-1927), Beaux-Arts style Empire Theater (1899), and Neoclassical style Glens Falls City Hall (1900). [2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. unnamed (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Three Squares Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation . Retrieved 2010-09-18.