Downtown Commercial District

Roughly bounded by Main, Church, Walnut Sts., and Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky

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Fayette County Courthouse

Built in 1900. It was the fifth Fayette County Courthouse.

Photo taken by C Hanchey

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1983
Reference number
83000559
Architectural style
Mixed architectural types
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Courthouse; Financial institution; Business
Current functions
Business; Courthouse; Financial institution
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 66
Contributing objects: 5
Non-contributing buildings: 10

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Brick (42,462)
District (10,364)
Fayette County, Kentucky (170)
Kentucky (4,303)
Lexington, Kentucky (159)
Mixed architectural types (311)
Stone (26,161)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2012: New photos from C Hanchey

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