Blog

Sandwiching in History to Visit Argenta Rock Island Depot

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, September 28, 2018

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s next “Sandwiching in History” tour will visit the Argenta Rock Island Depot at 1201 East Fourth Street in North Little Rock at noon on Friday, October 5. The Argenta Rock Island Depot is a single-story brick passenger depot constructed in 1913 and designed in the Mediterranean style common to the contemporaneous depots of the Rock Island Railroad Company. It has a simple Latin-cross plan with the telegrapher's bay and corresponding cargo room on the street elevation forming the transept. The building was designed by Rock Island railroad’s staff architect, A.T. Hawk.This design was used in places other than Argenta over a period of a few years: depots matching this design were also built in Lonoke and Mansfield in Arkansas.

The “Sandwiching in History” tour series targets Pulaski County structures and sites. The noontime series includes a brief lecture and tour of the subject property. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches with them. The American Institute of Architects offers one HSW continuing education learning unit credit for members who attend a “Sandwiching in History” tour.

Other 2018 “Sandwiching in History” tours will be November 2, Mary H. Matthews Lustron House, 5021 Maryland Avenue, Little Rock, and December 7, Curran Hall,615 East Capitol Avenue, Little Rock.

All tours are free and open to the public. For information, call the AHPP at (501) 324-9880, write the agency at 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, or send an e-mail message to [email protected] or visit www.arkansaspreservation.org.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.



Recent Posts


Tags

Camden Public Library 19th Century Road Construction Russellville Arkansas Madison County Arkansas Polk County Arkansas Conway County Library Main Street Searcy Evelyn Gill Walker House North Little Rock Arkansas Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Leake-Ingham Building Historic County Courthouses Duck Hunting most endangered historic places International-Style Architecture Main Street Siloam Springs Gothic Revival architecture historic telephone booth Arkansas Design Network Let Freedom Ring Pope County Courthouse Historic Preservation Alliance Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum Helena Arkansas Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Louisiana Main Street program Downtown Revitalization Grants Forrest City Cemetery Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Prairie County Arkansas Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Destination Downtown Conference Folk Victorian Architecture steel window restoration workshop Erbie Arkansas Camden Arkansas News Release free history tours Main Street Batesville Abolition of Slavery Booneville Arkansas Cumberland Presbyterian Church Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Central High School Neighborhood Historic District St. Francis County Historical Society Sunken Lands Real Estate Transfer Tax free historic preservation workshop White County Courthouse Rustic Architecture Kiblah School Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut County courthouse Restoration Grants Monsanto Chemical Corporation Sandwiching in History Phillips County Arkansas Roe Arkansas free teacher resources slipcover removal grants Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Benton Arkansas Main Street Dumas Arkansas History Tudor Revival Architecture National Register of Historic Places Fayetteville Arkansas Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Rosenwald Schools Civilian Conservation Corps Centennial Baptist Church Edgar Monsanto Queeny Arkansas Register of Historic Places Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola U.S. Forest Service Mid-Century Modern Architecture downtown economic development Huntsville Commercial Historic District downtown revitalization Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 American Legion Pike County Arkansas Arkansas Railroad History Delta Cultural Center National Register of Historic Newton County Arkansas Burdette Plantation Henry Koen Office Building Three States Lumber Company Skillern House cemetery preservsation Camden to Washington Road Freedmen's Bureau Arkansas History Lesson Plans historic resort communities Cemetery Preservation Library Main Street Ozark U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Saline County Arkansas Clarendon Arkansas "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Arkansas African American Civil War History 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Nevada County Arkansas Poinsett County Arkansas Perry County Arkansas Turner Restoration Arkansas Preservation Awards Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Tolbert Gill National Historic Landmark Main Street Arkansas Arkansas Historic Preservation Montgomery County Arkansas Art Deco Architecture Monroe County Arkansas Mississippi Main Street Association Little Rock Central High School Mississippi County Arkansas New Century Club of Camden Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax Arkansas Business History Freedom Park African American education cemetery preservation Dionicio Rodriguez historic Arkansas properties Houston Arkansas Renaissance Revival Architecture Arkansas Humanities Council Buffalo National River Civil Works Administration Pulaski County Courthouse Pope County Arkansas Free Lesson Plan Miller County Huntsville Arkansas Forrest City Arkansas historic architecture Craftsman style architecture Pike County Courthouse Main Street Texarkana Marked Tree Arkansas Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Booneville Historical Preservation Society 13th Amendment Walks Through History Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot Trail of Tears in Arkansas Doddridge Arkansas Ouachita County Arkansas Bogg Springs Arkansas Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Bogg Springs Hotel Wingmead Dr. Ruth Hawkins Paris Arkansas Rosston Arkansas Flood Control Ozark Farming Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops Monroe County Courthouse Arkansas religious history Free Courthouse Poster Morrilton Arkansas Naturalistic Architecture Elias Camp Morris Barney Elias House Burdette Arkansas Montgomery County Courthouse

Archive