501 Washington St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

Dodge Plymouth Dealership Building

Construction date: ca. 1920-1929

Current name:

Shelby County Courthouse Annex


Two-part commercial block, Art Deco


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at Local level : Shelbyville Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, multiple-bay commercial building in the Art Deco style built in the period 1920-1929. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick veneer. The building has a flat roof clad in modern composite with flush eaves and stone caps. There is one brick chimney flue on the east elevation, rear. Windows are replacement steel fixed. The main doorway is modern, aluminum within an original glass block surround.

Description generated by RuskinARC.