East Lancaster Avenue Historic District

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East Lancaster Avenue Historic District
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Hunt-Downing House (c. 1802) in the East Lancaster Avenue Historic District, February 2011
East Lancaster Avenue Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
East Lancaster Avenue Historic District
Location An irregular pattern along E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°00′36″N 75°41′47″W / 40.01000°N 75.69639°W / 40.01000; -75.69639Coordinates: 40°00′36″N 75°41′47″W / 40.01000°N 75.69639°W / 40.01000; -75.69639
Area 51.3 acres (20.8 ha)
Built 1700
Architectural style Late Victorian, Georgian, Federal
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 79002196[1]
Added to NRHP December 11, 1979

East Lancaster Avenue Historic District is a national historic district located in Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 121 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure in Downingtown. The buildings include a number of notable examples of Georgian style dwellings dated to the early- to mid-18th century. Later notable dwellings are examples of the Federal and Victorian styles. Located in the district and separately listed are the Downingtown Log House and General Washington Inn.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Jane L.S. Davidson (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: East Lancaster Avenue Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-07.