Lexington, KY Photos

Horse & tobacco farming is the basis for the town's original wealth & heritage buildings.

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Mary Todd Lincoln House. Lexington, KY.Birthplace of Mary Todd Lincoln. Lexington, KY.Parker Place Italian Villa. Lexington, KY.Lexington Opera House. Lexington, KY.
Mary Todd Lincoln House (1832) (574 W. Main St.) where Abraham Lincoln visited & read his father-in-law's law books. Lexington, KY. Style: Georgian. On National Register.Plaque marks birthplace of Mary Todd Lincoln on Parker homestead dating from late 1700s. Lexington, KY. On National Register.Parker Place (1871) (511 W Short St.) built for banker John B. Wilgus on site where Mary Todd Lincoln was born into Parker family. Lexington, KY. Style: Italian Villa.Lexington Opera House (1886, restored 1975) (145 N Broadway). Lexington, KY. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Oscar Cobb. On National Register.
Lexington Opera House. Lexington, KY.Lexington Opera House. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.
Lexington Opera House roof decoration. Lexington, KY.Lexington Opera House entrance. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square (Main & Broadway) Victorian buildings revised late 1980s. Lexington, KY. Style: Italianate.Victorian Square shopping complex incorporates & reuses several Victorian buildings. Lexington, KY.
Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Triangle Park. Lexington, KY.
Facade of 1882 element of Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square, a restored block. Lexington, KY.Victorian Square signage. Lexington, KY.Triangle Park by landscape architect Robert Zion. Lexington, KY.
Lexington Center. Lexington, KY.Triangle Park. Lexington, KY.Triangle Center. Lexington, KY.Lexington Financial Center Building. Lexington, KY.
Lexington Center (1970s) includes Rupp Arena, exhibition, convention center, retail & hotels. Lexington, KY.People enjoying Triangle Park. Lexington, KY.Triangle Center with two octagonal towers extends Victorian Square. Lexington, KY.Lexington Financial Center Building (1988). Lexington, KY. Style: Modern.
Cheapside streetscape. Lexington, KY.Court Square / Lexington City National Bank Building. Lexington, KY.Fayette Safety Vault & Trust Company Building. Lexington, KY.John C. Breckinridge Memorial. Lexington, KY.
Cheapside streetscape with Lexington Financial Center, Fayette Safety Vault & Trust Company & Court Square Bldgs. Lexington, KY.Court Square, formerly Lexington City National Bank Building (1905) (259-265 W. Main St.). Lexington, KY. Architect: Richards, McCarty & Bulford. On National Register.Fayette Safety Vault & Trust Company Building (1891) (111-113 Cheapside St.). Lexington, KY. Architect: Herman L. Rowe. On National Register.John C. Breckinridge Memorial (1887) by Henry-Bonnard Broze Co. Lexington, KY. On National Register.
Old Fayette County Courthouse / Lexington History Museum. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse. Lexington, KY.
Old Fayette County Courthouse (1900) (E. Main & N. Upper Sts.) now Lexington History Museum. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse carvings. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse urn with law symbols. Lexington, KY.Old Fayette County Courthouse fountain with children dedicated to pure water. Lexington, KY.
Old Fayette County Courthouse. Lexington, KY.John Hunt Morgan Memorial. Lexington, KY.Fayette National Bank Building. Lexington, KY.McAdams & Morford Building. Lexington, KY.
Old Fayette County Courthouse (1900) (E. Main & N. Upper Sts.) now Lexington History Museum. Lexington, KY.John Hunt Morgan Memorial (1911) (Courthouse Lawn) by Dr. Pompeo Coppini. Lexington, KY. On National Register.Fayette National Bank Building (1914) (167 W. Main St.). Lexington, KY. Style: Beaux arts. Architect: McKim, Mead & White. On National Register.McAdams & Morford Building (1849) (206 W. Main St.). Lexington, KY. On National Register.
Odd Fellows Temple. Lexington, KY.Berkley-Guthrie & Watson Building. Lexington, KY.Berkley-Guthrie & Watson Building. Lexington, KY.Italianate office building. Lexington, KY.
Odd Fellows Temple (1870) (117 W Main St.). Lexington, KY. Architect: Cincinnatus Shryock. On National Register.Berkley-Guthrie & Watson Building (1885) (N. Upper St. opposite Courthouse). Lexington, KY.Berkley-Guthrie & Watson Building (1885) (N. Upper St. opposite Courthouse). Lexington, KY.Italianate office building (N. Upper & Short Sts.). Lexington, KY.
Neoclassical office building. Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building. Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building. Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building. Lexington, KY.
Neoclassical office building (Short St.). Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building (Short St.). Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building facade. Lexington, KY.Old Northern Bank Building carvings around door. Lexington, KY.
184 N Mill St. Lexington, KY.234 W 2nd St. Lexington, KY.John Hunt Morgan Memorial by Dr. Pompeo Coppini. Lexington, KY.John Hunt Morgan House. Lexington, KY.
184 N Mill St. with elaborate window frames. Lexington, KY. Style: Italianate.House at 234 W 2nd St. Lexington, KY.John Hunt Morgan Memorial (1911) (Courthouse Lawn) by Dr. Pompeo Coppini. Lexington, KY. On National Register.John Hunt Morgan House (c1814) (201 N Mill St.) museum once home of CSA General. Lexington, KY. Style: Federalist.
John Hunt Morgan House. Lexington, KY.Queen Anne house with octagonal turret. Lexington, KY.Queen Anne house with octagonal turret. Lexington, KY.Henry Clay Law Office. Lexington, KY.
John Hunt Morgan House front door. Lexington, KY.House with octagonal turret (203 N Mill St., beside Hunt-Morgan House). Lexington, KY. Style: Queen Anne.203 N Mill St. Lexington, KY.Henry Clay Law Office (1803) (176 N Mill St.). Lexington, KY. Style: Federalist. Architect: Stephens & Winslow. On National Register.
Ashland Henry Clay Estate. Lexington, KY.500 N Broadway. Lexington, KY.Turn of century stone & shingle house. Lexington, KY.Neoclassical Beaux Arts porch. Lexington, KY.
Ashland estate of Henry Clay (1852) (2 mi. SE of Lexington on Richmond Rd.). Lexington, KY. Style: Italianate. Architect: Thomas Lewinski. On National Register. Fanciful overhang of 500 N Broadway. Lexington, KY.Turn of century stone & shingle house (501 N Broadway). Lexington, KY.Neoclassical Beaux Arts front porch (507 N Broadway). Lexington, KY.
Queen Anne house. Lexington, KY.Queen Anne house. Lexington, KY.Queen Anne house. Lexington, KY.Thoroughbred Park horse race sculptures. Lexington, KY.
Brick Queen Anne style house (521 N Broadway). Lexington, KY.Queen Anne house (416 Fayette Park). Lexington, KY.Queen Anne style house (432 Fayette Park). Lexington, KY.Thoroughbred Park where horse sculptures race to finish line. Lexington, KY.

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