Downtown Smithfield Historic District

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Downtown Smithfield Historic District
Smithfield NC 3rd x Market SW corner 1.JPG
Downtown Smithfield Historic District
Downtown Smithfield Historic District is located in North Carolina
Downtown Smithfield Historic District
Downtown Smithfield Historic District is located in the United States
Downtown Smithfield Historic District
LocationS. Third and Market Sts., Smithfield, North Carolina
Coordinates35°30′39″N 78°20′46″W / 35.51083°N 78.34611°W / 35.51083; -78.34611Coordinates: 35°30′39″N 78°20′46″W / 35.51083°N 78.34611°W / 35.51083; -78.34611
Arealess than one acre
Builtc. 1896 (1896)
Built byRose, D.J.; Hildebrand, Miles
Architectural styleArt Deco, classical revival, 20th-century commercial
NRHP reference #93001120[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 14, 1993

Downtown Smithfield Historic District is a national historic district located at Smithfield, Johnston County, North Carolina. It encompasses 24 contributing buildings in the central business district of Smithfield. It includes notable examples of Classical Revival and Art Deco style architecture and buildings dating from about the 1890s through the 1930s. Located in the district is the separately listed Hood Brothers Building. Other notable buildings include the Austin Building (1921), First Citizens Bank (1913), Carolina Telephone Building (1913), Municipal Building (1937), and the Howell Theater (1935).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ Beth P. Thomas (May 1993). "Downtown Smithfield Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.