Oak Ridge Historic District

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Oak Ridge Historic District
Oak Ridge Historic District is located in Tennessee
Oak Ridge Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by East Dr., W. Outer Dr., Louisiana and Tennessee Aves., Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Coordinates 36°1′41″N 84°15′10″W / 36.02806°N 84.25278°W / 36.02806; -84.25278Coordinates: 36°1′41″N 84°15′10″W / 36.02806°N 84.25278°W / 36.02806; -84.25278
Area 3,500 acres (1,400 ha)
Built 1942
Architect Skidmore,Owings,& Merrill; Et al.
Governing body Local
MPS Oak Ridge MPS
NRHP Reference # 91001109[1]
Added to NRHP September 05, 1991

Oak Ridge Historic District (also known as Clinton Engineer Works Townsite) is a historic district in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Roughly bounded by East Drive, Outer and West Outer Drives, Louisiana Avenue, and Tennessee Avenue, the district comprises much of Oak Ridge's original Manhattan Project townsite, laid out by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

Contributing properties in the historic district include United Church, The Chapel on the Hill, the Alexander Inn, and Highland View Elementary School, which houses the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge.[2] The district was added to the National Register in 1991.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Oak Ridge Historic District" (PDF). July 18, 1991. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2010.