Dinglewood, Columbus, Georgia

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Dinglewood Historic District
Dinglewood.jpg
Picture of famous Dinglewood Pharmacy
Location Bounded by 13th and 16th Ave., 13th St., and Wynnton Rd., Columbus, Georgia
Built 1858
Architect Barringer and Morton; Duncan, F. Roy, et al.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, multiple
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 01001248[1]
Added to NRHP November 21, 2001

Dinglewood is a neighborhood/subdistrict located at the southern edge of Downtown Columbus, Georgia. In it is the tallest building in Columbus, the Aflac Tower. It is also home to the famous Dinglewood Pharmacy, which serves, in the opinions of the city's residents, the city's best scrambled hot dog.[2] The boundaries of the neighborhood are generally acknowledged to be 17th Street to the north, Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to the south, Interstate 185 to the west and Veterans Parkway to the east. In 2007, the estimated population of the area was 1,101.[3]

It overlaps with Dinglewood Historic District, which is a historic district that was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

It also includes Dinglewood House, a historic house at 1429 Dinglewood Avenue, which is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and Dinglewood Park.

Dinglewood Historic District[edit]

The Dinglewood Historic District is a small, residential neighborhood comprising the c. 1859 Dinglewood house; early 20th–century residences; a privately owned, central, circular park; and a city-owned park. The district developed around Dinglewood, the two-story, Italianate-style house designed for Colonel Joel Early Hurt. The 30-acre (120,000 m2) estate was subdivided in the early 20th century, and sixteen houses were constructed between 1917 and 1951. Common house styles in the district include Georgian, Bungalow, Ranch, Colonial Revival, English Vernacular Revival, and Spanish Colonial Revival.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ http://www.yelp.com/biz/dinglewood-pharmacy-columbus
  3. ^ Dinglewood on City-Data
  4. ^ National Register Application
  5. ^ MidTown Historic Driving Tour