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Durham Hosiery Mill

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NRHP Reference #  78001944
Added to NRHP  14 November 1978
Area  2 ha
Durham Hosiery Mill
Location  Angier Ave., Durham, North Carolina
Built  1902 (1902), 1904, 1906, 1912
Architectural style  20th Century Industrial, Romanesque Revival

Durham Hosiery Mill is a historic textile mill complex located at Durham, Durham County, North Carolina. It includes seven contributing brick buildings in the complex. The original Durham Hosiery Mill was built in 1902, and consists of a four-story main building with a six-story Romanesque Revival style tower in front; engine, boiler, and heater houses attached at the rear, and a one-story dye house. The main building was expanded with a two-story annex in 1904, and a three-story annex in 1906. Other buildings include the triangular Annex No. 1 (1912) and a three-story brick finishing building. By 1910, the Durham Hosiery Mills Corporation was the largest manufacturer of cotton hosiery in the world. The mill was abandoned in 1922.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

References

Durham Hosiery Mill Wikipedia


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