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Hampton Heights Historic District

 
 
Hampton Heights Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1983.
 
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. The marker is near small gazebo park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Rosa H. Gantt (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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
Additional commentary.
1. National Register of Historic Places:
Spartanburg Historic District (added 1983 - District - #83002209)
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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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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