South Wayne Historic District (Wayne, Pennsylvania)

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South Wayne Historic District
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House in the South Wayne Historic District
South Wayne Historic District (Wayne, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
South Wayne Historic District (Wayne, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Lancaster Ave., Conestoga Rd. and Iven Ave., Radnor Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°02′22″N 75°22′59″W / 40.03944°N 75.38306°W / 40.03944; -75.38306Coordinates: 40°02′22″N 75°22′59″W / 40.03944°N 75.38306°W / 40.03944; -75.38306
Area 270 acres (110 ha)
Built 1880
Architect Price, William Lightfoot; et al
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91000477[1]
Added to NRHP April 18, 1991

South Wayne Historic District is a national historic district located in Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 316 contributing buildings in a residential area of Wayne. The majority of the dwellings were built between 1881 and 1930, and include notable examples of Shingle Style and Colonial Revival architecture, representing the work of Will Price, Horace Trumbauer, and several other architects.

The district reflects suburban development in the late-19th century as it was a major component of a large, planned, railroad commuter suburb called "the Wayne Estates," complementing the northern half of the residential area which is now included in the North Wayne Historic District, and the downtown area of Wayne, which sits between the two residential districts, now the Downtown Wayne Historic District.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jane E. Dorchester (December 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: South Wayne Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-13.  and Robert Wise (March 2003). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-13. 

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