Lansdowne Park Historic District

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Lansdowne Park Historic District
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Lansdowne Park Historic District, September 2012
Lansdowne Park Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Lansdowne Park Historic District
Location W. Greenwood, Owen, W. Baltimore, Windermere, & W. Stratford Aves., Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′22″N 75°16′33″W / 39.93944°N 75.27583°W / 39.93944; -75.27583Coordinates: 39°56′22″N 75°16′33″W / 39.93944°N 75.27583°W / 39.93944; -75.27583
Area 33.3 acres (13.5 ha)
Architect Free, William H.; Et al.
Architectural style Dutch Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Other, Georgian Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87001986[1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 1987

Lansdowne Park Historic District is a national historic district located at Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA. The district includes 103 contributing buildings; the majority are residences. Eighty-one of the houses were built between 1889 and 1891, with Queen Anne as the dominant architectural style. The remaining houses were built beterrn 1899 and 1913 and include notable examples of the Dutch Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival styles. The oldest house is the Dickenson Farmstead, a 2½-story dwelling built in 1732 and expanded in 1790.[2] A notable non-residential building located in the district is St. John's Episcopal Church (1901); it closed in 2009.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Donald A. Kidder, Susanna C. Morikawa, Sheila Gallagher, and William Sisson (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lansdowne Park Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Parishioners say goodbye to St. John the Evangelist", Daily Times, October 12, 2009