602 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

602 Main St

Construction date: later than 1944*

Current name:

Henderson Tax Service


Two-part commercial block, Art Moderne.

Distinguished by the twin outset stone bands at the cornice and the unusual 'stepped-up' massing on the west front elevation.


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, 3-bay commercial building in the Art Moderne style built after 1944. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is continuous brick. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a flat roof clad in modern rubberized/asphalt composite with flush cornice. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. The storefront design and materials have been altered and no longer reflect the original.

* Date source: Armstrong hotel destroyed by fire in 1944. This building occupies the same location.

Description generated by RuskinARC.