Oakleigh Garden Historic District

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Oakleigh Garden Historic District
Oakleigh Garden Historic District is located in Alabama
Oakleigh Garden Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Government, Marine, Texas, and Ann Sts. (original), Roughly bounded by Selma St., Broad St., Texas St. and Rapier Ave. (increase), Mobile, Alabama
Coordinates 30°40′56.33″N 88°3′24.07″W / 30.6823139°N 88.0566861°W / 30.6823139; -88.0566861Coordinates: 30°40′56.33″N 88°3′24.07″W / 30.6823139°N 88.0566861°W / 30.6823139; -88.0566861
Area 111.3 acres (45.0 ha)
34 acres (14 ha) (Increase)
Architectural style Federal, Greek Revival, Classical Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Governing body Multiple
NRHP Reference # [1] (original)
90002175[1] (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHP 13 April 1972[2]
Boundary increase January 30, 1991

The Oakleigh Garden Historic District is a historic district in Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 13 April 1972.[1] It is centered on Washington Square and was originally bounded by Government, Marine, Texas, and Ann Streets.[2] A boundary increase on 30 January 1991 increased the boundaries to Rapier Avenue, Selma, Broad, and Texas Streets. The district covers 1,453 acres (5.88 km2) and contains 288 contributing buildings. The buildings range in age from the 1820s to the 1940s with most in a variety of 19th-century architectural styles.[2]

Examples of architecture within the Oakleigh Garden Historic District
1013 Augusta Street 
300 Chatham Street 
1005 Government Street 
250 Chatham Street 
1012 Palmetto Street 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "Alabama: Mobile County". "Nationalhistoricalregister.com". Retrieved 2008-01-28.