Gay Street Commercial Historic District

Roughly along Gay St. from Summit Hill Dr. to Church Ave., Knoxville, Tennessee

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Farragut Hotel (1917)

Photo taken by Michael Miller in February 2021

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 4, 1986
Reference number
86002912
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian; Other architectural type; Art Deco;Romanesque Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Business
Current function
Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1870; 1938
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 35
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 10

Tags 

19th Century (37,866)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1870 (563)
Built during 1870s (5,026)
Classical Revival (4,567)
District (10,519)
Knox County, Tennessee (118)
Knoxville, Tennessee (92)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)
Tennessee (2,878)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,698)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2021: New photo from Michael Miller
  • February 11, 2021: New photo from Michael Miller
  • February 11, 2021: New photo from Michael Miller
  • February 11, 2021: New photos from Michael Miller
  • February 11, 2021: New photos from Michael Miller

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