South Union Street Courthouse and Commercial Historic District

South Union Street Courthouse and Commercial Historic District
Location Along Union St., bounded by Corban and Cabarrus Aves., Concord, North Carolina
Area 3.2 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1875 (1875)
Architect Applegat, George S.H.; Ahrens, F.W.
Architectural style Italianate, Second Empire, Romanesque
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 97001196[1]
Added to NRHP September 30, 1997

South Union Street Courthouse and Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 11 contributing buildings in the central business district of Concord. It primarily includes commercial buildings in popular architectural styles including Italianate, Romanesque Revival, and Second Empire style architecture. Located in the district are the Elks Hall (c. 1905), former Town Hall (c. 1885), G. W. Patterson Wholesale Grocery (c. 1890), Pythian Building (c. 1903), Watch Repair Shop (early 1930s), and former Cabarrus Savings Bank (1923-1924). Also in the district is the separately listed former Cabarrus County Courthouse.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Laura A. W. Phillips (May 1997). "South Union Street Courthouse and Commercial Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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