Denton County Courthouse Square Historic District

Area bounded by Pecan, Austin, Walnut, and Cedar Sts., Denton, Texas


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 28, 2000
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Romanesque; American Movement: Chicago;
Areas of significance
Commerce; Community Planning and Development
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Courthouse; Theater; Plaza; Meeting hall; Specialty store; Monument/marker
Current functions
Business; Courthouse; Theater; Plaza; Specialty store; Department store; Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1882; 1887; 1890
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 27
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 19
Non-contributing objects: 1


19th Century (37,760)
American Movement (6,254)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1882 (439)
Built during 1880s (6,478)
Chicago (382)
Denton County, Texas (16)
Denton, Texas (4)
Denton, Texas MPS (1)
District (10,504)
Romanesque (2,722)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,160)
Texas (3,656)
Victorian (19,698)