Port Townsend Historic District
Port Townsend, WA, USA
Once a customs station on Puget Sound, the town flourished in the 1880s, but collapsed in the 1889 land speculation debacle. The district contains many fine late 19th-century commercial and residential structures.
Pike Place Market
Seattle, Washington, USA
Part of the Pike Place Market Historic District, Seattle's Pike Place Market was founded in 1907 and is still flourishing today. Containing some 200 local independent businesses, the indoor farmers market retains its historic character and is especially famed for its fresh seafood, produce, and flowers.
Alamosa, CO, USA
Part of a series of small commercial establishments that each occupy only one city lot, Husung Hardware, constructed in 1936, is particularly notable for its Art Deco detailing and well-preserved terra cotta facade.
Old Slave Mart
Charleston, SC, USA
Built in 1859, the Old Slave Mart in Charleston, South Carolina once housed a slave auction gallery. It is believed to be the last extant slave auction gallery in South Carolina and is now open to the public as a museum.
Historic Elsinore Theatre
Salem, OR, USA
Designed to resemble the castle in Shakespeare's Hamlet, the Elsinore Theater was completed in 1926. Considered the finest theater between Portland and San Francisco, its first shows were silent movies and vaudeville acts.
Braselton Historic District
Braselton, Georgia, USA
Schnack, C.A., Jewelry Co. Store
Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
Beringer Brothers-Los Hermanos Winery
Saint Helena, CA, USA
Burks Service Station
Malvern, Arkansas, USA
Portland Skidmore/Old Town Historic District
Portland, OR, USA
This large commercial district marks the site where the city started and flourished. Dating from the mid-to-late-19th century, these buildings were built in a variety of High Victorian architectural styles; a large number feature cast-iron fronts, making up one of the most impressive historic commercial districts on the West Coast.
Portland, Oregon, USA
Bradford Downtown Historic District
Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA