Blytheville Commercial Historic District

Also known as: MS002-MS0015, MS0017-MS0022, MS0024-MS0028, MS0030-MS0037, MS0039-MS0046, MS0066-MS0067, MS0069-MS0070, MS0073-MS0074
Main St. bet. 5th and Franklin Sts., Ash St. bet. 5th and 2nd Sts., Blytheville, Arkansas

Busy downtown commercial district


The arch

It marks the west boundary of the district.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2019



National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 24, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Modern Movement
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Religious structure; Theater; Business; Specialty store
Current functions
Religious structure; Theater; Business; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1890; 1956
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 39
Non-contributing buildings: 33
Non-contributing objects: 3

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2019: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • December 12, 2019: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos