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Central High School Neighborhood Historic District

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Architect  multiple
Year built  1870
Area  180 ha
Added to NRHP  16 August 1996
Central High School Neighborhood Historic District
Location  Roughly bounded by MLK Dr., Thayer Ave., W. 12th St., and Roosevelt Rd., Little Rock, Arkansas
Architectural style  Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
NRHP Reference #  96000892 (original) 96001555 (increase 1) 12000320 (increase 2)
Boundary increases  January 17, 1997 June 7, 2012
Similar  Governor's Mansion Historic D, Little Rock Central High Sch, Old State House, Arkansas State Capitol, Funland Amusement Park

The Central High School Neighborhood Historic District in Little Rock, Arkansas comprises the area surrounding Little Rock Central High School. The area was designated to provide historic context to the National Historic Landmark school. It includes the restored Magnolia Gas Station, which was a staging area for the media during the school integration crisis of 1957. Until the early 21st century, this building served as the National Park Service visitor center for the historic district. Residences in the surrounding area include bungalows, Tudor Revival and Colonial Revival styles.


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