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Hampton Heights Historic District

 
 
Hampton Heights Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 2, 2008
1. Hampton Heights Historic District Marker
Inscription. Located one block west, this historic district was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 because of its historical and architectural significance as an example of an intact early twentieth-century neighborhood. A number of popular architectural styles of the period are represented in the district.
 
Erected 1984 by Spartanburg County Foundation. (Marker Number 42-12.)
 
Location. 34° 56.425′ N, 81° 55.686′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of West Hampton Avenue and South Church Street (U.S. 221), on the right when traveling south on West Hampton Avenue. Click for map. The marker is near small gazebo park. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old City Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Palmetto Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band (approx. 0.7 miles away); Walter Hyatt / DesChamps Hood (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Walker / Clara Smith (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cantrell Wagon Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spartanburg Water Works (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Regarding Hampton Heights Historic District. A highlight of the neighborhood is its annual Christmas Parade of Homes, usually held in early December. The Historic District is roughly bounded by Spring, Henry, Hydrick, Peronneau Sts., Hampton Dr., and Hampton Ave., (both sides).
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register Information on Hampton Heights Historic District. This entry includes photos of many of the 120 buildings included in the district. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Wikipedia Entry: Hampton Heights. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Hampton Heights Neighborhood Association. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register of Historic Places:
Spartanburg Historic District (added 1983 - District - #83002209)
W. Main, Magnolia, Wall, Ezell, and Spring Sts., Spartanburg Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business



Spartanburg Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 2000 - District - #00000019)
100 Blk. of E. Main St., Spartanburg
Historic Significance: Event,Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Hotel, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

    — Submitted January 13, 2011.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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