New Albany in Floyd County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
New Albany Downtown Historic District
New Albany lots were advertised for sale 1813. It was designated county seat 1819, incorporated as town 1836, then as city 1839. Area within the district was part of early plat of New Albany. District boundaries are roughly West 1st to East 5th streets and East Spring to East and West Main streets.
District reflects the historical development and commercial growth of New Albany. It contains a collection of outstanding examples of nineteenth and twentieth century commercial and institutional buildings and a few domestic structures. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1999.
Erected 2004 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Develop New Albany, Inc., and Floyd County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22.2004.2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
Location. 38° 17.1′ N, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Pearl Street, New Albany IN 47150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windsor Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Old New Albany (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Albany's First Bank Building (about 500 feet away); State Bank of Indiana (about 500 feet away); Scribner House (about 600 feet away); Carnegie's Lasting Gifts (about 600 feet away); Founding of New Albany (about 600 feet away); Market House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Albany.
Regarding New Albany Downtown Historic District. National Register of Historic Places #99001074.
Also see . . . New Albany Downtown Historic District (Wikipedia). Wikipedia entry:
Architectural styles vary, including Beaux-Arts, Chicago Commercial, Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate, Neoclassical, and Renaissance Revival. Prominent buildings in the district include: Elsby Building (1916, Neoclassical); Firestone Building (1937, Art Moderne); New Albany Carnegie Library (1902); Sears Automotive (Art Deco); Town Clock Church (Submitted on August 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 5. submitted on August 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.