Downtown Albemarle Historic District

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Downtown Albemarle Historic District
Fitzgerald Building, March 2007
Downtown Albemarle Historic District is located in North Carolina
Downtown Albemarle Historic District
Downtown Albemarle Historic District is located in the United States
Downtown Albemarle Historic District
LocationPortions of S. 2nd, W. Main and N. and S. 1st Sts., Albemarle, North Carolina
Coordinates35°21′0″N 80°11′58″W / 35.35000°N 80.19944°W / 35.35000; -80.19944Coordinates: 35°21′0″N 80°11′58″W / 35.35000°N 80.19944°W / 35.35000; -80.19944
Area5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built byMoody, L.A.
Architectural styleEarly Commercial
NRHP reference #02000275[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 28, 2002

Downtown Albemarle Historic District is a national historic district located at Albemarle, Stanly County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 20 contributing buildings in the central business district of Albemarle. They were built between about 1898 and 1950 and include notable examples of Early Commercial architecture. Located in the district and separately listed is the Starnes Opera House. Other notable buildings include the Central Lunch (1929-1930, c. 1950), Farmers Hardware and General Store (1898), King Block I (1898), King Block II (1898), King Block III (1898), J. C. Parker Building (1898), King Building (1898), Hall's Pharmacy Building (c. 1908), Efird Dry Goods Store (1903), The Enterprise Steam Print Building (1922), "The Big Store" (1898), Fitzgerald Building (1927), and Morgan Furniture Building (1924).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Dwight Bassett and HPO Staff (October 2000). "Downtown Albemarle Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-05-01.