De Tonti Square Historic District

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De Tonti Square Historic District
De Tonti Square Historic District is located in Alabama
De Tonti Square Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Adams, St. Anthony, Claiborne, and Conception Sts., Mobile, Alabama
Coordinates 30°41′44″N 88°2′48″W / 30.69556°N 88.04667°W / 30.69556; -88.04667Coordinates: 30°41′44″N 88°2′48″W / 30.69556°N 88.04667°W / 30.69556; -88.04667
Area 28 acres (11 ha)
Architectural style Classical Revival, Late Victorian, Federal
Governing body Multiple
NRHP Reference # 72000169[1]
Added to NRHP February 7, 1972

The De Tonti Square Historic District is a historic district in the city of Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 7, 1972.[1] It is a nine-block area, roughly bounded by Adams, St. Anthony, Claiborne, and Conception Streets. The district covers 28 acres (0.11 km2) and contains 66 contributing buildings. It was named in honor of Henri de Tonti and consists mainly of townhouses built between 1840 and 1860. It includes numerous examples of the Federal, Greek Revival, and Italianate architectural styles.[2]

Architecture within the De Tonti Square Historic District
The Richards DAR House at 256 Joachim Street. 
250 St. Anthony Street. 
258 State Street. 
254 St. Anthony Street. 
256 State Street. 
261 Joachim Street. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Sieller, Anne; Ellen Mertins (July 29, 1985). "De Tonti Square Historic District". National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. National Park Service. Archived from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.  See also: "Accompanying photos". Archived from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.