Ritter Park Historic District

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Ritter Park Historic District
RitterParkFountain.JPG
Ritter Park Fountain, June 2009
Ritter Park Historic District is located in West Virginia
Ritter Park Historic District
Location Ritter Park, including northern boundary streets, Huntington, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°24′15″N 82°26′16″W / 38.40417°N 82.43778°W / 38.40417; -82.43778Coordinates: 38°24′15″N 82°26′16″W / 38.40417°N 82.43778°W / 38.40417; -82.43778
Area 120 acres (49 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Bungalow/craftsman, Tudor Revival
NRHP Reference #

90001774

[1]
Added to NRHP November 28, 1990

Ritter Park Historic District is a national historic district located at Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 68 contributing buildings and 5 contributing structures, including the Ritter Park municipal park. The city purchased the park property in 1908. Dwellings in the district represent the finest styles in popular architecture from the years 1913 to 1940, including Colonial Revival, Bungalow/craftsman, and Tudor Revival. Notable buildings include the Ritter Park Apartments (1932), Weingartner House (c. 1923), Cammack House (1923), Marshall University President's House (1923), and Park Terrace Apartments (c. 1939-1940).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Beth Hager and Austin St. Clair (September 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ritter Park Historic District". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 

Categorn Cabell County, West Virginia