New Albany Downtown Historic District (Indiana)

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New Albany Downtown Historic District
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New Albany Downtown Historic District (Indiana) is located in Indiana
New Albany Downtown Historic District (Indiana)
New Albany Downtown Historic District (Indiana) is located in the United States
New Albany Downtown Historic District (Indiana)
LocationRoughly between W. First St., and E. Fifth St.,; W. Main St. to E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana
Coordinates38°17′07″N 85°49′18″W / 38.28528°N 85.82167°W / 38.28528; -85.82167Coordinates: 38°17′07″N 85°49′18″W / 38.28528°N 85.82167°W / 38.28528; -85.82167
Area49.5 acres (20.0 ha)
Built1937 (1937)
ArchitectPugh, Hugh; et.al.
Architectural styleItalianate, Federal
NRHP reference #99001074[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 3, 1999

The New Albany Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at New Albany, Indiana. The general area is W. First Street to the west, Spring St. to the north, E. Fifth Street to the east, and Main Street to the south. The local specification of the district is between East Fifth Street to West Fifth Street, Culbertson Street to the north, and the Ohio River to the south. East Spring Street Historic District is immediately east of the area, and the Main Street section of the Mansion Row Historic District starts. The area includes the Scribner House, where the founders of New Albany lived.[2] It is also the focal area of the Harvest Homecoming Festival every October.

Architectural styles vary, including Beaux-Arts, Chicago Commercial, Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate, Neoclassical, and Renaissance Revival. Prominent buildings in the district include:

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-10-01. Note: This includes Camille B. Fife (January 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: New Albany Downtown Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-10-01. and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ Barksdale, David C. & Sekula, Robyn Davis (2005). New Albany in Vintage Postcards, p. 2; ISBN 978-0-7385-3386-5