Fernwood Park Historic District

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Fernwood Park Historic District
Fernwood Park Historic District is located in New York
Fernwood Park Historic District
Location Bounded by Fernwood Ave., Woodman Park, Culver Rd., and Waring Rd., Rochester, New York
Coordinates 43°10′48″N 77°33′45″W / 43.18000°N 77.56250°W / 43.18000; -77.56250Coordinates: 43°10′48″N 77°33′45″W / 43.18000°N 77.56250°W / 43.18000; -77.56250
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1947
Architect Barrows, C. Storrs; Gott, Francis Hastings
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Rochester Plan Veterans Housing MPS
NRHP Reference # 10000360[1]
Added to NRHP June 21, 2010

Fernwood Park Historic District is a national historic district located in the northeast quadrant of Rochester in Monroe County, New York. The district consists of 40 contributing buildings and one contributing site. The garden apartment complex was originally built in 1947 as part of the Rochester Plan to provide quality, low rent housing for veterans returning from World War II and their families. There are 38 two story garden style apartment buildings and one pair of garage units with 36 garages. There are a total of 152 apartments, or four per building, with the buildings grouped in three clusters. The buildings are in a vernacular Colonial Revival style. It is one of three complexes built as part of the Rochester Plan; the others are Norton Village and Ramona Park.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/21/10 through 6/25/10. National Park Service. 2010-07-02. 
  2. ^ Robert T. Englert (July 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Fernwood Park Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-05-14.  See also: "Accompanying five photos". 

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