Hampton-Pinckney Historic District

Hampton Ave. and Pinckney St. between Butler Ave. and Lloyd St., Greenville, South Carolina


J. M. Geer House, 309 Hampton Ave.

Photo taken by Michael Miller in December 2018



Street View 


The Hampton-Pinckney Historic District is one of the oldest existing residential neighborhoods in Greenville. Architecturally it is representative of various styles and stages in Greenville’s development. The Hampton-Pinckney Historic District is recognized as Greenville’s finest remaining area of Victorian architecture. It contains a wide variety of Victorian housing styles and was the home of many prominent Greenville businessmen and local community leaders. It also contains three church structures. The district now encompasses seventy structures dating from ca. 1890 to ca. 1930, with the exception of the McBee House (ca. 1835). The architecture of the Hampton-Pinckney Historic District includes Italianate, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, various bungalows, and examples of Gothic Revival and Colonial Revival design, as well as vernacular forms. Listed in the National Register December 12, 1977; Boundary increase July 1, 1982. - SCDAH

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 12, 1977
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Education; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 47
Non-contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2018: New photo from Michael Miller
  • December 5, 2018: New photos from Michael Miller
  • September 12, 2014: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Description" & "Street View" and Imported Photo
  • September 12, 2014: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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