Southeast Greyhound Line Building

101 W. Loudon Street, Lexington, Kentucky

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Southeast Greyhound Line Building

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The Southeast Greyhound Building (FA-NE-736) at 101 W. Loudon Avenue, Lexington Kentucky, meets National Register Criterion A. It is a historically significant building in local and regional transportation history because of the role it played in the consolidation of bus transportation lines during the historic period 1936-1960. It began as a small southern transit company which expanded to become a vital part of one of the largest coach transportation companies in America. Many of the people involved in creating this company at Loudon Avenue location were also members of Lexington, Kentucky's elite. The building's significance is evaluated within the context -Bus Transportation in the Southeast part of the United States, 1914-1960-.

Posted to the NRHP 1-8-2014

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Art Deco (1,226)
Brick (42,462)
Building (4,303)
Built 1928 (933)
Built during 1920s (8,231)
Fayette County, Kentucky (170)
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Kentucky (4,307)
Lexington, Kentucky (159)
Modern Movement (2,560)

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  • August 13, 2014: Added by Dave King

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