10 Arkansas Properties Nominated to National Register of Historic Places

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, August 03, 2017

LITTLE ROCK—The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program nominated 10 Arkansas properties in seven counties to the National Register of Historic Places when it met August 2.

Properties nominated to the National Register are:

* Darragh Building at Little Rock in Pulaski County, a 1958-59 Mid-Century Modern-style building

* Governor’s Mansion Historic District Boundary Expansion at Little Rock in Pulaski County, adding 87 buildings to the district, most built between 1918 and 1967

* Dr. Charles H. Kennedy House in North Little Rock in Pulaski County, a 1964 hexagonal house designed by Warren Segraves

* West-Blazer House near Jacksonville in Pulaski County, a ca. 1912 vernacular building with Craftsman-style details

* Scull Historic District at Conway in Faulkner County, built ca. 1928 in the Craftsman style of architecture featuring ornamental concrete blocks

* Jewel Bain House #4 at Pine Bluff in Jefferson County, built around 1965 and exhibiting Japanese architectural characteristics

* Arkansas Research Test Station near Caddo Gap in Montgomery County, used between 1965 and 1969 to test advanced communications technology

* Johnson-Portis House at West Memphis in Crittenden County, built 1936-1938 and designed in the Tudor Revival style of architecture

* Pernot House at Van Buren in Crawford County, built between 1900 and 1904 and mingling several architectural styles

* Memorial Stadium at El Dorado in Union County, a 1946 concrete structure designed by architect John Abbot.

The board listed the Bush House at Hot Springs in Garland County, Linwood Cemetery at Paragould in Greene County, and the YWCA Building and American Legion Building-TAC House at El Dorado in Union County on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically significant properties that do not meet National Register requirements.

For more information on the National Register of Historic Places program, write the AHPP at 1100 North St., Little Rock, AR 72201, call the agency at (501) 324-9880, send e-mail to [email protected] or visit

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency that identifies, evaluates, registers and preserves the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Delta Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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