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Loray Mill Historic District

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Area  28 ha
Year built  1900
Loray Mill Historic District
Location  Roughly bounded by W. Franklin Blvd., S. Vance and S. Trenton Sts., and W. 6th Ave. B; also roughly bounded by S. Vance St., the railroad right-of-way, S. Hill St., and W. Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia, North Carolina
Architect  Lockwood, Greene and Co.; Robert and Co.; Helms, Marvin W.
Architectural style  Bungalow/craftsman, Colonial Revival, Gothic Revival, et.al.
NRHP Reference #  01001131, 06000228 (Boundary Increase)
Added to NRHP  October 19, 2001, April 5, 2006 (Boundary Increase)

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Loray Mill Historic District is a national historic district located at Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina. It encompasses 649 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 1 contributing structure in a predominantly residential section of Gastonia. The district includes the five-story brick Loray Mill (1900, 1901, 1921-1922) and all or parts of some thirty blocks of frame mill houses constructed primarily between the early 1900s and the 1920s. They include notable examples of Colonial Revival, Gothic Revival, and Bungalow / American Craftsman architecture. Other notable buildings include the Loray Baptist Church (1952).

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001, with a boundary increase in 2006.

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Loray Mill Historic District Wikipedia


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