Downtown Morgantown Historic District

Roughly bounded by Chestnut and Spruce Sts. between Foundry and Willey Sts., Morgantown, West Virginia


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High Street 2012

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 2, 1996
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Federal
Areas of significance
Social History; Industry; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Professional; Business; Courthouse; Single dwelling
Current functions
Professional; Business; Courthouse; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1800-1824; 1750-1799
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 122
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 29
Non-contributing sites: 1


Brick (42,462)
District (10,360)
Elmer Jacobs (1)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Federal (4,586)
Have Street View (44,008)
Italianate (5,085)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Monongalia County, West Virginia (55)
Morgantown, West Virginia (39)
Stone (26,161)
Stucco (7,816)
Victorian (19,697)
West Virginia (1,918)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2015: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "GPS Coordinates" & "Street View" and Imported Photo
  • January 7, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller