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National Register Properties in South Carolina

Union Downtown Historic District, Union County (Union)
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Union County
W. Main St.
Union Post Office/
Federal Building
130 W. Main St.
122-118 W. Main St. Flynn Building
125-129 W. Main St.
112 W. Main St.
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Krass Building
104-106 W. Main St.
105 W. Main St. 101 W. Main St. People's State
State Bank
100 E. Main St.
105 E. Main St.
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107 E. Main St. Union Hardware Co.
110 E. Main St.
119 E. Main St. 123-125 E. Main St. 130 E. Main St.

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The Union Downtown Historic District is significant as the public, commercial, and social center of the city of Union. It is significant as a collection of buildings associated with the commercial and governmental growth and development of Union from ca. 1878 to ca. 1940, with the majority dating from ca. 1880 to ca. 1930, a particularly significant period of commercial development in Union. The district is architecturally significant as a typical example of commercial and public building development and evolution in a small Southern Piedmont town from the late nineteenth century into the early twentieth century. The district includes commercial, public, residential, industrial, and transportation-related properties. Architectural influences include the Commercial as well as Neo-Classical and Victorian styles. The district is a collection of 72 properties, 46 are contributing properties and 26 are noncontributing properties. Listed in the National Register July 17, 1989; Boundary increase April 11, 2003.

View a map showing the boundaries of the Union Downtown Historic District.

View the complete text of the nomination form for this National Register property. In addition, the Historic Resources of the City of Union, ca. 1823-1940 includes historical background information for this and other related National Register properties.

View the complete text of the nomination form for the boundary increase of this National Register Property.

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