Craigmiles Hall is a historic building in Cleveland, Tennessee, U.S.. It was built as an opera house in 1877–1878.[2] Its construction was commissioned by Walter Craigmiles,[2] who grew up in the P.M. Craigmiles House. It remained in the Craigmiles family until 1896.[2]

Craigmiles Hall
Three story building with an elaborate roof, including a widow's walk
Craigmiles Hall is located in Tennessee
Craigmiles Hall
Location170 Ocoee Street, NE, Cleveland, Tennessee
Coordinates35°09′37″N 84°52′30″W / 35.16028°N 84.87500°W / 35.16028; -84.87500 (Craigmiles Hall)
Arealess than one acre
Built1877 (1877)
Architectural styleSecond Empire
Part ofCleveland Commercial Historic District (ID16000115)
NRHP reference No.80003781[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 25, 1980
Designated CPMay 5, 2007

In 1896, the building was purchased by J.E. Johnston and a group of investors that included J.T. Johnston, W.P. Lang, May Brown, J.A. Steed, and S.M. Johnston. The property was acquired in 1909 by John and Isa Steed, who added a drugstore to the first floor. A.B. Jones and Vastine Stickley bought Craigmiles Hall in 1948. The building was sold again in 1973 to the Uptown Corporation. Attorney Richard Banks purchased Craigmiles Hall in 1979. The building has been owned by businessman Allan Jones since 1993.

The building was designed in the Second Empire architectural style.[2] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since November 25, 1980.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Craigmiles Hall". National Park Service. Retrieved May 18, 2018. With accompanying pictures

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