Peak House, 322 South Second Street, Manhattan, Riley County, KS
322 South Second Street, Manhattan, KS
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS KS-69
Building/structure dates: 1897 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1951 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1967 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1989 subsequent work
Significance: The Peak House was determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places in 1990 because of the building's architectural characteristics reflecting distinctive type, period, and method of construction, and because the structure retains "its integrity of location, design, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association." The building is an example of the National Folk Style built during the building period of ca. 1897. This style is significant because of its association with the nation's history.
Umsheid, Clayton J.
Kintner, Earl, Photographer
White, Sheryll L., Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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