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Creation Date

4-23-2012

Building Name

City Hall and Opera House

Description

City Hall and Opera House Chester SC

Chester City Hall and Opera House is a historic city hall and theatre located at Chester, Chester County, South Carolina. It was built in 1890-1891, and is a Romanesque Revival style brick building. Architect Frank Muson designed the building.

The façade consists of three sections: a four-story tower, gabled three-story central section, and a less ornate section three-story section. The interior was renovated following a fire in 1929, which destroyed the original spire tower containing a four-faced clock. Since 1891, this building has housed the town’s administrative offices.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, National Register of Historic Places NRIS #73001704.

Latitude, Longitude

34.70489444, -81.21410278

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; City Hall and Opera House; Historic building; Romanesque Revival style; Administrative offices; Frank Muson -architect; Chester County (SC); City halls --- South Carolina --- Chester.

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