Norton Village Historic District

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Norton Village Historic District
Norton Village Historic District is located in New York
Norton Village Historic District
Location Norton St., Norton Village Ln., Village Way, and Veteran St., Rochester, New York
Coordinates 43°11′14″N 77°33′58″W / 43.18722°N 77.56611°W / 43.18722; -77.56611Coordinates: 43°11′14″N 77°33′58″W / 43.18722°N 77.56611°W / 43.18722; -77.56611
Area 18 acres (7.3 ha)
Built 1949
Architect Williamson, Herbert S.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Rochester Plan Veterans Housing MPS
NRHP Reference # 10000362[1]
Added to NRHP June 21, 2010

Norton Village Historic District is a national historic district located in the northeast quadrant of Rochester in Monroe County, New York. The district consists of 144 contributing buildings. The garden apartment complex was originally built in 1949 as part of the Rochester Plan to provide quality, low rent housing for veterans returning from World War II and their families. There are 144 two story garden style apartment buildings with a total of 288 two story apartments, or two per building, with the buildings grouped in four main 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 Fernwood Park 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: Norton Village Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-05-14.  See also: "Accompanying seven photos". 

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