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West Commerce Street Historic District (Aberdeen, Mississippi)

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Built  1840 to c. 1945
MPS  Aberdeen MRA
Area  20 ha
Architectural style  multiple styles
NRHP Reference #  88000128
Added to NRHP  19 April 1988
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Location  721-919 and 730-900 W. Commerce St., Aberdeen, Mississippi

West Commerce Street Historic District in Aberdeen, Mississippi is a historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

It includes properties with street numbers from 721 to 919 on the odd-numbered side of W. Commerce St., and from 730 to 900 on the even-numbered side. It is all residential.

It consists of 14 contributing houses, built between 1840 and c. 1938, and one contributing structure (a garage) and their outbuildings, with two non-contributing structures interspersed. Among these is the Reuben Davis House, which is separately listed on the National Register.

The houses and corresponding structures are:

  • 721 W. Commerce (1840), the Mark Prewett House (Panola), Greek Revival
  • 727 W. Commerce (c. 1935), Charlie Clark House, Georgian Revival, and its contributing two-story Georgian Revival garage (c. 1935)
  • 729 W. Commerce (c. 1915), a two-and-one-half story house with porte cochere, with Colonial Revival influence.
  • 730 W. Commerce (1840), Col. Abner Prewett House (Prewett Place). Two-and-one-half story, Greek Revival.
  • 732 W. Commerce (1850) Dr. William Alfred Sykes House (The Magnolias) . A two story, Greek Revival. Pivotal. Also contributing are its one-story kitchen and its one-story well house, and a non-contributing other outbuilding.
  • 803 W. Commerce (1847/1853) Reuben Davis House (Sunset Hill). This two-story central hall plan house fronted by a portico with "eight massive fluted Doric columns." Greek Revival. Pivotal.
  • 807 W. Commerce (c. 1925) Bungalow.
  • 800 W. Commerce (c. 1945) Bungalow influence, non-contributing.
  • 806 W. Commerce (c. 1845) John Goodwin House. One-story, brick Greek Revival.
  • 810 W. Commerce (c. 1900) Free classic Queen Anne.
  • 900 W. Commerce (1905) H. B. Sanders House. A two story bungalow.
  • 901 W. Commerce (c. 1955) One-and-one-half story, brick ranch style house, non-contributing.
  • 905 W. Commerce (1938) One-and-one-half story, five bay wide, brick house.
  • 915 W. Commerce (1887) The Andrew J. Brown House (The Oaks). One-and-one-half story frame house. Free classic Queen Anne. And its (c. 1905) garage, and its (c. 1905) gazebo.
  • 919 W. Commerce (c. 1885/1937) The Castle. One-and-one-half story house with a polygonal tower. Gothic Revival.
  • References

    West Commerce Street Historic District (Aberdeen, Mississippi) Wikipedia


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