Waxhaw–Weddington Roads Historic District

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Waxhaw–Weddington Roads Historic District
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Heath House (1897), Waxhaw–Weddington Roads Historic District, March 2007
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LocationJct. of NC 75, NC 34 & W. Franklin St., Monroe, North Carolina
Coordinates 34°58′58″N80°34′19″W / 34.98278°N 80.57194°W / 34.98278; -80.57194 Coordinates: 34°58′58″N80°34′19″W / 34.98278°N 80.57194°W / 34.98278; -80.57194
Area36 acres (15 ha)
Built1897 (1897)
ArchitectHook, Charles Christian; Tucker, G. Marion
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Prairie School, Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 87002201 [1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 5, 1988

The Waxhaw–Weddington Roads Historic District is a national historic district located at Monroe, Union County, North Carolina. It encompasses 18 contributing buildings, 2 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object in a predominantly residential section of Monroe. The district developed between about 1897 and 1940 and includes notable examples of Prairie School, Queen Anne, and Classical Revival architecture styles and includes work by architects Charles Christian Hook and by G. Marion Tucker. Notable buildings include the Redwine Tenant House (1907), Robert B. Redwine House (1908), Heath House (1897), Edward Crow House (1916), and Crow's Nest (c. 1905). [2]

Monroe, North Carolina City in North Carolina, United States

Monroe is a city in and the county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States. The population increased from 26,228 in 2000 to 32,797 in 2010. It is within the rapidly growing Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan area. Monroe has a council-manager form of government.

Union County, North Carolina County in North Carolina, United States

Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 201,292. Its county seat is Monroe.

Prairie School architectural style

Prairie School is a late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style, most common in the Midwestern United States. The style is usually marked by horizontal lines, flat or hipped roofs with broad overhanging eaves, windows grouped in horizontal bands, integration with the landscape, solid construction, craftsmanship, and discipline in the use of ornament. Horizontal lines were thought to evoke and relate to the wide, flat, treeless expanses of America's native prairie landscape.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. [1]

National Register of Historic Places Federal list of historic sites in the United States

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. Allison H. and David R. Black (June 1987). "Waxhaw–Weddington Roads Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.