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Chapel Hill Historic District (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Chapel Hill Historic District
Horace Williams House, March 2007
Chapel Hill Historic District (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Location Battle Park, E. Franklin and E. Rosemary Sts. residences, and central campus of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Coordinates
Area 328 acres (133 ha)
Built 1795 (1795)
Architectural style Classical Revival, Jacobean Revival
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 71000604[1] (original)
15000165 (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 16, 1971
Boundary increase April 16, 2015

Chapel Hill Historic District is a national historic district located at Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 46 contributing buildings, 2 contributing structures, and 2 contributing objects on the central campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and surrounding residential sections of Chapel Hill. The district's buildings date from 1795 to the early-20th century and include notable examples of Classical Revival and Jacobean Revival architecture. Located in the district and separately listed are the Chapel of the Cross, Old East, building and Playmakers Theatre. Other notable contributing resources are the Davie Poplar, Old West (1822), South Building (1798), the Old Well, Person Hall (1797), Gerrard Hall (1822), New East (c. 1860), New West, the Joseph Caldwell Monument (1858), the Y.M.C.A. Building, Battle-Vance-Pettigre11 Dormitory (1913), Horace Williams House (1854), the Phillips Law Office, the Phillips House (1856), the Old Methodist Church (1850s), Senlac (1843, 1876), Hippol Castle (1920s), and Battle Park.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, and enlarged in 2015.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ John B. Wells, III (October 1971). "Chapel Hill Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 


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