Waverly Historic District
|Location||Roughly bounded by Hampton St., Heidt St., Gervais St., and Harden St., Columbia, South Carolina|
|Area||33 acres (13 ha)|
|Architect||Lankford, John Anderson; Wilson, Charles Coker|
|Architectural style||Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals|
|NRHP reference #||89002154|
|Added to NRHP||December 21, 1989|
Waverly Historic District is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses 132 contributing buildings in the first suburban development at Columbia. They were built between about 1898 and 1925, and the district includes examples of Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, shotgun, American Foursquare, and Craftsman/Bungalow style architecture. The community has evolved from a predominantly white neighborhood into a community of African-American artisans, professionals and social reformers.
Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 817,488 by July 1, 2016, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia is a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus.
Colonial Revival architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States and Canada. Part of a broader Colonial Revival Movement embracing Georgian and Neoclassical styles, it seeks to revive elements of architectural style, garden design, and interior design of American colonial architecture.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century. In its purest form, it is a style principally derived from the architecture of classical antiquity, the Vitruvian principles, and the work of the Italian architect Andrea Palladio.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Benedict College is a four-year historically black, liberal arts college located in Columbia, South Carolina. Founded in 1870 by northern Baptists, it was originally a teachers' college. It has since expanded into a full four-year college offering a variety of majors in the liberal arts field.
The Old Campus District, University of South Carolina, is a historic district centered on The Horseshoe on the main campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. On June 5, 1970, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. On April 19, 1996 MTV Unplugged filmed Hootie & the Blowfish's concert on The Horseshoe before the release of their second album Fairweather Johnson.
Magnolia, now known as Wavering Place also previously known as the Francis Tucker Hopkins House, is a historic plantation house located near Gadsden, Richland County, South Carolina. It was built about 1855, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style frame building with a full stuccoed brick basement and weatherboard siding. The front facade features a portico with columns rest on tall stuccoed pedestals. Also on the property are a brick kitchen/office, a frame smokehouse and two one-story frame slave houses.
Lace House, also known as the Robertson House, is a historic home located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1854, and is a two-story, five bay, frame dwelling on an English basement. It features a two-story, projecting front porch with ornate cast iron porch supports, and lace-like railings and trim.
Caldwell–Hampton–Boylston House is a historic home located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was built between 1820 and 1830, and is a three-story, five bay, clapboard clad frame dwelling in the Greek Revival style. It features a two-story, projecting front porch. Also on the property is contributing ironwork and brick fencing, and a stable/carriage house, garden gazebo, and tea house. In 1874–1876, it was the residence of South Carolina Reconstruction governor Daniel H. Chamberlain, who purchased the house in 1869.
Debruhl-Marshall House is a historic home located in Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1820, and is a two-story, five bay, brick Greek Revival style dwelling. It has a gabled slate roof and full basement. The front facade features a three bay portico supported by four massive Doric order columns.
Town Theatre is a historic community theatre located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1924, and is a rectangular brick building with a two-story glazed central arch with Art Deco influences. A brick annex was added to the rear of the building in the 1950s. It houses one of the first community theatres in the United States.
North Carolina Mutual Building, also known as the Blue Palace Tea Shop and Barber Shop, is a historic commercial building located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1909 by the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, and is a three-story, rectangular, brick commercial block. The building housed African-American businesses, professionals, and institutions during the years of Jim Crow segregation. It is located in the Washington Street business district, the city's black downtown.
Nipper Creek (38RD18) is a historic archaeological site located at Columbia, South Carolina. The site includes archaeological evidence that documents 11,000 years of human activity, from the first Paleo-Indian occupants of the region to historic times.
A.P. Williams Funeral Home is a historic African-American funeral home located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was built between 1893 and 1911 as a single-family residence, and is a two-story frame building with a hipped roof with gables and a columned porch. At that time, it was one of six funeral homes that served black customers. Archie Preston Williams, II was a leader in the city's black community.
Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital, also known as “Good Sam” Hospital and Waverly Hospital, is a historic hospital for African-American patients located in Columbia, South Carolina. It was built in 1952, and is a two-story, brick building in the Moderne style. The hospital housed a pharmacy, laboratory, X-ray room, staff dining room, two operating rooms, and 50 beds to service the local community. The hospital closed in August 1973.
Forest Hills Historic District is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. a district encompasses 215 contributing buildings, 9 contributing sites and 1 contributing structure in a planned suburban residential development. Most of a residences were constructed after 1927, and a district includes examples of Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical Revival, Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival, French Renaissance, and Craftsman/Bungalow, and homes with an Art Deco influence. a district includes a monument to Wade Hampton III.
Bellevue Historic District, also known as Cottontown, is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses 177 contributing buildings in a planned suburban residential development. They were built between the early 20th century and 1945, and the district includes examples of Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, and Craftsman/Bungalow style architecture.
West Gervais Street Historic District is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses 40 contributing buildings in a commercial, warehouse, and light industrial section of Columbia. They date from about 1846 to the 1930s. Notable buildings include the W. H. Gibbes Machinery Co. and Carriage Works, Seaboard Air Line Railroad Passenger Depot, and Seaboard Air Line Railroad Baggage Room.
Granby Mill Village Historic District is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses 97 contributing buildings associated with a cotton mill and associated mill village. The mill was initially constructed in 1896-1897, and is a large four-story, rectangular brick building in the Romanesque Revival style. It features two projecting five-story entrance towers. The Granby Mill Village includes a number of "saltbox" style dwellings reminiscent of a New England mill village. The district also includes the mill gatehouse, the two-story mill office building, commercial buildings, the Gothic Revival style Whaley Street Methodist Church, and operatives' houses.
Columbia Historic District I is a national historic district located in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses nine contributing buildings and includes a complex of fine mansions and attractive homes built before the American Civil War. The buildings are in the Greek Revival, Italianate, Classical Revival, and the “Columbia Cottage” styles. They include the Governor's Mansion, Caldwell-Hampton-Boylston House, Lace House, and Palmetto Iron Works and Armory.
Columbia Historic District II is a national historic district located at Columbia, South Carolina. The district encompasses 113 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site in a former residential section of Columbia. They were built between the early-19th century and the 1930s and are now mostly used for commercial purposes. The buildings are in the Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Classical Revival, and the “Columbia Cottage” styles. Notable buildings include the Robert Mills House, Debruhl-Marshall House, Hampton-Preston House, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Crawford-Clarkson House, Maxcy Gregg House, Hale-Elmore-Seibels House, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and Ebenezer Lutheran Church.
South Street–South Church Street Historic District is a national historic district located at Union, Union County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 78 contributing buildings in a primarily residential section of Union. The houses were built between about 1850 to about 1930, with the majority dating from about 1850 to about 1915. The district includes many large-frame Queen Anne inspired houses built about 1880-1910. Also in the district are Neo-Classical, Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, American Foursquare, and Bungalow style dwellings. The district includes the first Carnegie Library established in South Carolina.
West End Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Greenville, South Carolina. It encompasses 15 contributing buildings in Greenville's second "downtown." The commercial buildings primarily date from about 1880 to 1920, and include examples of Victorian commercial architecture. Notable buildings include the American Bank, Alliance and Mills & McBayer Cotton Warehouses, Indian River Fruit Store, Pete's Place, Bacot's West End Drug Store/Stringer's Drug, Furman Lunch, and Greer Thompson Building.
The Waverly, also known as the Anderson Boarding House, is a historic hotel building located at Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina. It was built about 1898, and is a three-story, Queen Anne style frame building. It features a two-tiered sawnwork-trimmed porch and widow's walk. The building was expanded to three stories following a fire about 1910. A one-story frame wing was added about 1940.
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