Hickman Row

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hickman Row
Hickman Row DE.JPG
Hickman Row, November 2010
Hickman Row is located in Delaware
Hickman Row
Location 1-117 Hickman Rd., Claymont, Delaware
Coordinates 39°48′57″N 75°26′42″W / 39.81583°N 75.44500°W / 39.81583; -75.44500Coordinates: 39°48′57″N 75°26′42″W / 39.81583°N 75.44500°W / 39.81583; -75.44500
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built c. 1919 (1919)
Architectural style Other, 20th Century Vernacular
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 06000284[1]
Added to NRHP June 16, 2006

Hickman Row is a set of historic rowhouses and national historic district located at Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware. It encompasses 24 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure. It was built about 1919 and consists of two blocks of row houses constructed by the Worth Steel Corporation to house their African American workforce. Each brick rowhouse has approximately 1,350 square feet with three bedrooms and one bathroom. The houses were sold to individuals by the Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation in 1962-1963.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Robin Bodo (February 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Hickman Row". National Park Service.  and accompanying nine photos