Main Building, Mitchell College

Main Building, Mitchell College is a historic building located on the campus of Mitchell Community College at Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina. It was built in 1854–1856, and is a three-story stuccoed brick building with a heroic hexastyle Doric order portico in the Greek Revival style. It is T-shaped in plan, 13 bays wide and 3 bays deep, with a five-bay-deep and three-bay-wide wing. Atop the roof is an octagonal wooden cupola. An east wing, Shearer Music Hall, was added to the structure in 1907.[2]

Main Building, Mitchell College
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Main Building, Mitchell Community College, October 2011
Main Building, Mitchell College is located in North Carolina
Main Building, Mitchell College
Main Building, Mitchell College is located in the United States
Main Building, Mitchell College
LocationBroad St., Statesville, North Carolina
Coordinates35°46′58″N 80°53′39″W / 35.78278°N 80.89417°W / 35.78278; -80.89417Coordinates: 35°46′58″N 80°53′39″W / 35.78278°N 80.89417°W / 35.78278; -80.89417
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built1854 (1854)-1856
ArchitectConrad, J.W.
Architectural styleGreek Revival
MPSIredell County MRA
NRHP reference No.73001354[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 25, 1973

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] It is located in the Mitchell College Historic District.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Survey and Planning Unit Staff (June 1972). "Main Building, Mitchell College" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.