New Decatur-Albany Historic District

Roughly, 2nd Ave. (100 block NE., 100 block SE. E side, 300 block SE. W side) and parts of Johnson and Moulton Sts., Decatur, Alabama

Several blocks in the downtown commercial area of Decatur


Princess Theater

This structure has its own listing on the NRHP. For more, see the Princess Theater page on this site.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning November 2018



National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 1995
Reference number
NR name
New Decatur--Albany Historic District
Architectural styles
Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Modern Movement
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Commerce; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Government office; Department store; Specialty store; Meeting hall
Current functions
Park; Government office; Specialty store; Business; Professional; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 36
Non-contributing buildings: 11

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2018: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • December 19, 2018: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos