Floral Hall (Lexington, Kentucky)

Floral Hall, also known as Standardbred Stable of Memories, is an octagonal building designed by John McMurtry in Lexington, Kentucky. It was built in 1882 as an exhibition hall for floral displays on the fairgrounds of the Kentucky Agricultural & Mechanical Association.[2]

Floral Hall
View from the east
Floral Hall (Lexington, Kentucky) is located in Kentucky
Floral Hall (Lexington, Kentucky)
Floral Hall (Lexington, Kentucky) is located in the United States
Floral Hall (Lexington, Kentucky)
Location847 S. Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky
Coordinates38°2′27″N 84°31′3″W / 38.04083°N 84.51750°W / 38.04083; -84.51750
ArchitectJohn McMurtry
NRHP reference No.77000612[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 29, 1977

It is notable for its architecture and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

References Edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Ms. Susan Sanders and Mrs. James Park Jr. (June 10, 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Floral Hall / Standardbred Stable of Memories". National Park Service. Retrieved March 5, 2017. with seven photos from 1963 to 1976