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Butts, J. Arch, Packard Building

Picture of property 1525 E. Douglas Avenue
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2011-07-05

Architect: Schmidt Boucher Overend
Category: specialty store

J. Arch Butts commissioned a new building for his Packard Auto Dealership in 1930, to be located at 1525 East Douglas Avenue on Wichita's rapidly developing "Auto Row." It was home to Butts Auto Company until the early 1940s and later to Hobbs Chevrolet until the early 1960s. The two-story concrete building is a classic example of a 1930s car dealership, with Modern style and detailing. Distinguishing features include a once-lighted auto display window over the ground-floor entrance and a white glazed terra cotta exterior on the front half of the building. The upper facade is characterized by a horizontal band of metal windows. The building was nominated as part of the "Roadside Kansas" multiple property submission for its local significance in the areas of commerce and architecture.



Calvary Baptist Church

Picture of property 601 North Water
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1988-10-28

Architect: Josiah Walker
Category: religious facility

The Calvary Baptist Church (ca. 1917-1920) was nominated for its association with the historic African American community in Wichita and for its architecture. The church is an example of Neo-Classical Revival in an ecclesiastical context. It is one of the last remaining buildings that comprised the historic African American settlement in Wichita. African American community encompassed a 15-block area during the 1950s and 1960s: West Third Street north to West Ninth Street, and Main Street west to Waco. According to the 1920 census, Calvary Baptist Church was the largest African American church in Wichita. It was designed by Josiah Walker, a prominent local African American.



Campbell, B.H., House

Picture of property 1155 N River Blvd
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1973-04-13

Architect: Unknown
Category: single dwelling

The B.H. Campbell House was built in 1888 for Kansas cattleman, Col. Burton Harvey Campbell, also known as "Barbecue Campbell." Campbell was one of the founders of the American Short Horn Breeders Association, which created a system for registering the ancestry of cattle. He was also a great businessman. The federal government used Campbell's knowledge of business during the reconstruction after the Civil War. The B.H. Campbell House was nominated because of its association with Campbell and for its architectural significance. The home is an example of Victorian residential architecture built in native limestone.



Carey House (Eaton Hotel)

Picture of property 525 East Douglas
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1972-04-13

Architect: Terry & Dumont
Category: hotel

This five-story Eclectic structure was built between 1886 and 1887 for John B. Carey, mayor of the City of Wichita from 1891 to 1892. The local architectural firm of Terry and Dumont designed the hotel. In 1904, a large addition was built on the west facade. The Carey Hotel garnered national fame in 1900, when the infamous temperance movement leader Carry A. Nation vandalized the bar destroying a painting by celebrated local artist, John Noble. In 1910, the name was changed to the Eaton Hotel in honor of the second owner.



Carey House Historic District

Picture of property 501-503, 505, 509, 511-525 East Douglas
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in State Register 1979-12-06

Architect: Unknown
Category: commercial district

The Carey House Historic District was listed on the State Register of Historic Kansas Places as evidence of early 20th century commercial development along East Douglas Street. The district runs from the Carey House on the west to the Lawrence Block on the east. It includes various commercial buildings, two to three stories in height. Most are constructed of brick in the Beau-Arts and Romanesque Revival styles and are notable for their round-arched openings and unique cornices.



Chapman-Noble House

Picture of property 1230 N Waco
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2006-11-01

Architect: Not listed
Category: single dwelling

The Chapman-Noble House, built from 1887 to 1890, is a two-and-a-half story, irregular-plan, wood-frame house covered by a truncated hipped roof. The most prominent feature of this Queen Anne style house is the large hexagonal tower and wrap-around porch at the northwest corner. The Noble House is nominated for its architecturally significant elegant design and how it illustrates the high-style Queen Anne architecture constructed during Wichita's "Boom and Bust" era of the 1880s.



Clapp (R.D.W.) Residence

Picture of property 320 N. Belmont
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2006-12-20

Architect: Robert Clapp
Category: single dwelling

Located in the College Hill neighborhood of Wichita, the R.D.W. Clapp House is a two-and-one-half-story red brick house constructed from 1923 to 1926. The home was nominated as a superb example of the Jacobean variant of the Tudor Revival style of architecture. The house features extensive use of limestone for quoins, window detailing, crenellation, and other ornamentations.



Clapp, L.W., House

Picture of property 1847 Wellington Place
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1982-06-14

Architect: L.W. Clapp, Terry & Hayward
Category: single dwelling

Built from 1887 to 1888, the L.W. Clapp house was nominated for its association with former Wichita mayor and city manager L.W. Clapp. From 1917 to 1919, Clapp served as mayor of the City of Wichita. In 1919, he stepped down to become city manager. Clapp was appointed as the head of the Board of Park Commissioners in 1921, a position he retained until his death in 1934. Clapp founded Wichita's city park system and was instrumental in introducing new species of trees to the Wichita area.



Coleman Building Number Nine

Picture of property 801 East 37th Street North
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in State Register 1989-12-02

Architect: Unknown
Category: manufacturing facility



College Hill Park Bathhouse

Picture of property 304 S. Circle Drive
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2008-04-16

Architect: Edward Forsblom/WPA
Category: outdoor recreation

The College Hill Park Bathhouse was nominated for its association with a "New Deal" agency and for its architecture. Constructed in 1937, the bathhouse was one of several area WPA projects. It is an example of how the city's parks department was able to continue development in Wichita and provide work during the depression with the help of federal funds and programs. The bathhouse is also a prime example of the Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style as applied to a park building.



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