601 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

Farmers and Traders Bank

Construction date: 1871*

Current name:

Biagi, Chance, Cummins


Two-part commercial block, 19th Century Commercial, Italianate


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : 1985 Commercial District Addition
Designated at Local level : Shelbyville Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, multiple-bay commercial building in the 19th Century Commercial style with Italianate influences built in 1871. The building is square in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a flat roof clad in replacement rubberized/asphalt composite with elaborated cornice and modillions. The original cornice elements are removed from part of the building facing Main Street. Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. The windows are capped by decorative hoods with inset fleur-de-lice patterns. The corner-entry doorway has been altered to include modern aluminum elements. There is an addition. Two-story, brick, side addition along 6th Street.

* Date source: The New History of Shelby County, 2003

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