Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District

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Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District, formerly known as Tompkins Street Historic District, is a historic district in Cortland, New York. It encompasses 109 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site in the central business district of Cortland and the surrounding residential areas. It includes about 60 commercial buildings built between 1860 and 1910, public buildings such as the separately listed U.S. Post Office, and the Cortland Rural Cemetery. Residences date as early as the 1830s and include mansions from the 1890-1916 period. Most residences are 2 1/2 stories and of frame construction.[2][3]

Tompkins Street/Main Street Historic District
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Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District is located in New York
Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District
Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District is located in the United States
Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District
LocationTompkins and intersecting streets from Main St. to Cortland Rural Cemetery (original)
Main St. from Tompkins St. to Clinton Ave. (increase)
Cortland, New YorkCortland, New York
Coordinates42°35′43″N 76°11′12″W / 42.59528°N 76.18667°W / 42.59528; -76.18667Coordinates: 42°35′43″N 76°11′12″W / 42.59528°N 76.18667°W / 42.59528; -76.18667
Built1810
Architectural styleStick/Eastlake, Italianate (original)
Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian (increase)[1]
NRHP reference No.75001179 (original)
82001116 (increase)[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 18, 1975 (original)
November 17, 1982 (increase)[1]

Under the Tompkins Street name, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Its boundaries were increased to include Main Street from Tompkins to Clinton Streets in 1982.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Ellen T. McDougall (August 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Tompkins Street Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) See also: "Accompanying 41 photos".
  3. ^ Lucy A. Breyer (August 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Tompkins Street–Main Street Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)