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Downtown Ruston Historic District
Ruston Louisiana June 2016 Trenton Street.jpg
A view of North Trenton Street in 2016
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Location Roughly bounded by North Monroe Street, West Alabama Avenue, East Alabama Avenue, North Bonner Street, East Railroad Avenue, South Vienna Street, West Texas Avenue, South Trenton Street and West Louisiana Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana
Area 32 acres (13 ha)
NRHP reference No. 100000598
Added to NRHP January 31, 2017

The Downtown Ruston Historic District is a historic district located in downtown Ruston, Louisiana.

The 32 acres (0.13 km2) area includes 78 contributing buildings and 29 non-contributing buildings, as well as one non-contributing site. The district comprises commercial and institutional buildings with styles including Classical Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, Commercial Style, Craftsman, Modern Movement and International Style. The area includes four buildings which are also individually listed.

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 2017.

Contributing properties

Ruston State Bank
Ruston State Bank at 107 North Trenton Street
Federal Building - Ruston Louisiana
Federal Building at 201 North Vienna Street
Dixie Theater in Ruston, LA IMG 3778
Dixie Theater at 212 North Vienna Street
Lincoln Parish, LA, Courthouse IMG 3776
Lincoln Parish Courthouse at 100 West Texas Avenue

The historic district includes 78 contributing properties built between 1909 and c.1965:

Alabama Avenue

Mississippi Avenue

Park Avenue

Railroad Avenue

Louisiana and Texas Avenue

Trenton Street

Vienna Street

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