Claremont High School Historic District

Roughly bounded by Fifth and Third Aves., Third St., Second Ave. and N. Center St., Hickory, North Carolina


Claremont High School Historic District, Roughly bounded by Fifth & Third Avenues

Streetscape view north on NC-127 beginning near intersection of Second Avenue, camera facing northwest

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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One of the two most intact residential neighborhoods in Hickory today and contains the homes of three generations of businessmen, professionals, and educators, many of whom played key roles in the city's development. It is a neighborhood which has been intimately associated with the educational and cultural goals of the city for over one hundred years... -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS NC-386)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 23, 1986
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of significance
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 52
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 10

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2015: New Street View added by Michael Miller