Hyattsville Historic District

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Hyattsville Historic District
Hyattsville Historic District Nov 08.JPG
A Typical Street in the Hyattsville Historic District November 2008
Hyattsville Historic District is located in Maryland
Hyattsville Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by B&O RR Tracks, East-West Hwy, 42nd Pl.,Madison,37th,38th Ave, Hamilton, and 37th Pl., Hyattsville, Maryland
Coordinates 38°57′20″N 76°56′51″W / 38.95556°N 76.94750°W / 38.95556; -76.94750Coordinates: 38°57′20″N 76°56′51″W / 38.95556°N 76.94750°W / 38.95556; -76.94750
Built 1873
Architect Kea, Paul H. & Cutler, Howard; et al.
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian, Queen Anne, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

04001356 (increase)

[1]
Added to NRHP March 25, 1982 (original), December 15, 2004 (increase)

The Hyattsville Historic District is a residential neighborhood comprising a national historic district located in the city of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The district comprises approximately 600 structures, primarily houses, that exhibit late-19th and early-20th century design characteristics. The majority of residential buildings are of frame construction, the older ones with foundations of brick or (rarely) fieldstone, the newer of concrete. The architectural styles represented: grand "mansions," summer cottages, duplexes, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Italianate, Victorian, Bungalow, and Spanish. The area also includes numerous vernacular buildings. The finest concentration of late-19th century structures occur in the area of Farragut, Gallatin, and Hamilton streets and 42nd Avenue. The early-20th century hipped-roof style and bungalows are found throughout the district.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The district was expanded in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Hyattsville Historic District". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 

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