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Kinston Commercial Historic District

Kinston Commercial Historic District
Kinston Commercial Historic District is located in North Carolina
Location Roughly bounded by E. Blount, W. Blount, N. Herritage, W. North and N. Queen Sts., Kinston, North Carolina
Area 21 acres (8.5 ha)
Built 1900 (1900)
Architect Mallard, L. L.
Architectural style No Style Listed, Art Deco, Romanesque
Governing body Private
MPS Kinston MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000569[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1994

Kinston Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina. It encompasses 30 contributing buildings in a mixed commercial and industrial section of Kinston. The district is considered a boundary increase to the previously listed Queen-Gordon Streets Historic District. The buildings include notable examples of Art Deco and Romanesque style architecture and date between 1896 and 1941. Notable buildings include the Carolina Theatre (1935), Cash Supply Store Building (c. 1914), Spence Motor Company Building, and Ellis Carriage Factory (1908-1914).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ Eastern Office (March 1994). "Kinston Commercial Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 

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