Helper Commercial District

Bounded by RR tracks, Janet, 1st, West, and Locust Sts, Helper, Utah

Photo 

EXTERIOR, WEST FRONT

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 24, 1979
Reference number
79002491
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Company Town Style
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Entertainment/Recreation; Ethnic Heritage - Asian; Education; Ethnic Heritage - European; Politics/Government; Architecture; Religion; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Theater; School; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1913; 1914
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 88
Non-contributing buildings: 24

Tags 

20th Century (29,076)
Aluminum (1,257)
Asian heritage (68)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1913 (927)
Built during 1910s (8,829)
Carbon County, Utah (19)
District (10,528)
European heritage (999)
Helper, Utah (3)
Tin (2,648)
Utah (1,438)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Imported photo from HABS/HAER

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