Union Downtown Historic District

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Union Downtown Historic District
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Union Depot, Union Downtown Historic District, March 2012
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LocationRoughly bounded by E. Academy, N. Church, Main, and N. Herndon Sts., Sharpe Ave., and N. Gadberry St., Union, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°42′55″N81°37′23″W / 34.71528°N 81.62306°W / 34.71528; -81.62306 Coordinates: 34°42′55″N81°37′23″W / 34.71528°N 81.62306°W / 34.71528; -81.62306
Area110.1 acres (44.6 ha)
Architectural styleLate 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
MPS Union MPS
NRHP reference No. 89000795, 03000206 (Boundary Increase) [1]
Added to NRHPJuly 17, 1989, April 11, 2003 (Boundary Increase)

Union Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Union, Union County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 48 contributing buildings in the central business district of Union. The commercial, public, residential, industrial, and transportation-related buildings were built between about 1878 to about 1940, with the majority dating from about 1880 to about 1930. The district includes buildings representative of the Neo-Classical and Victorian styles. Notable buildings include the Union County Courthouse, Union Post Office/Federal Building, Flynn Building, Krass Building, People's State Bank/Arthur State Bank, Union Depot, Union Cotton Oil Mill, and Union Hardware Co. Located in the district is the separately listed Fair Forest Hotel. [2] [3] [4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989, with a boundary increase in 2003. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. J. Tracy Power and John W. Shaw (July 1988). "Union Downtown Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 2014-07-01.
  3. "Union Downtown Historic District, Union County (Union)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014-07-01. and accompanying map
  4. Paul Gettys (July 2002). "Union Downtown Historic District (Boundary Increase)" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 2014-07-01.

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