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Property Name Southeast Greyhound Line Building
Reference Number 13001048
State Kentucky
County Fayette
Town Lexington
Street Address 101 W. Loudon Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 1/8/2014
Areas of Significance Transportation
Link to full file https://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13001048.pdf
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The Southeast Greyhound Building (FA-NE-736) at 101 W. Loudon Avenue, Lexington Kentucky, meets National Register Criterion A. It is a historically significant building in local and regional transportation history because of the role it played in the consolidation of bus transportation lines during the historic period 1936-1960. It began as a small southern transit company which expanded to become a vital part of one of the largest coach transportation companies in America. Many of the people involved in creating this company at Loudon Avenue location were also members of Lexington, Kentucky's elite. The building's significance is evaluated within the context -Bus Transportation in the Southeast part of the United States, 1914-1960-.

 

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