Tifton Commercial Historic District
219 Main Street
|Location||Roughly bounded by Second and Third Sts., Love, and Central Aves., (original); roughly bounded by Third St., Tift Ave., Ninth St. and Commerce Way, (increase) Tifton, Georgia|
|Area||35 acres (14 ha) (original), 15 acres (6.1 ha) (increase)|
|Architectural style||Chicago, Late Victorian, The Commercial Style|
|NRHP reference No.|| 86000382 (original)|
|Added to NRHP||March 4, 1986 (original)|
|Boundary increase||April 21, 1994 (increase)|
Tifton Commercial Historic District, in Tifton in Tift County, Georgia, is a historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1986 and expanded in 1994. The original listing was portions of 10 blocks including buildings from the 1890s to the late 1930s, most built of brick.
The original district was 35 acres (14 ha) in size and included two groups of building in areas on the north and south sides of east-west Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, to the east of the north-south Southern Railway line. It included 57 contributing buildings and one contributing structure.
Notable resources are:
Three buildings had received Preliminary Certifications of Significance from the National Register Programs Division of the National Park Service Southeast Regional Office:
The amendment in 1994 expanded the district by 15 acres (6.1 ha) to include four blocks of mostly one- and two-story commercial buildings, including warehouses. It added 28 contributing buildings. The Masonic Lodge building in this area is the only three-story building in the increase.
The amendment in 1994 also recognized contributing building status for the Bowen Building, an Art Deco building built c. 1900 but renovated extensively in 1937 after a fire, which is located at the southwest corner of Third Street and South Main Street. In 1994, the corner tenant in the building was a drug store, and the other portion was a Christian bookstore.
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