Phoenixville Historic District

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Phoenixville Historic District
Phoenixville.jpg
The center of the Phoenixville Historic District, looking southwest across the Phoenix Iron Works site and French Creek
Phoenixville Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Phoenixville Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Penn St., RR tracks, Fourth Ave., and Wheatland St., Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°08′00″N 75°31′00″W / 40.13333°N 75.51667°W / 40.13333; -75.51667Coordinates: 40°08′00″N 75°31′00″W / 40.13333°N 75.51667°W / 40.13333; -75.51667
Area 296.9 acres (120.2 ha)
Built 1765
Architect Grover, T.D.; Et al.
Architectural style Italianate, Greek Revival, Second Empire
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 87000378[1]
Added to NRHP March 17, 1987

The Phoenixville Historic District is a national historic district located at Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The district consists of the older part of Phoenixville, especially the former Phoenix Iron Works site and its employee and owner housing.

At the time of nomination (c. 1987), the district contained 908 contributing building, 52 non-contributing buildings and one contributing structure (bridge). The district is "roughly bounded by Penn St., RR tracks, Fourth Ave., and Wheatland St."[2] This historic district is the largest in Chester County.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Jane L.S. Davidson and William Sisson (1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Phoenixville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.