University Park Historic District (University Park, Maryland)

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University Park Historic District
University Park MD Nov 08.JPG
A Typical Street in University Park November 2008
University Park Historic District (University Park, Maryland) is located in Maryland
University Park Historic District (University Park, Maryland)
Location Bounded by Baltimore Ave., MD 410, and Adelphi Rd., University Park, Maryland
Coordinates 38°58′12″N 76°56′38″W / 38.97000°N 76.94389°W / 38.97000; -76.94389Coordinates: 38°58′12″N 76°56′38″W / 38.97000°N 76.94389°W / 38.97000; -76.94389
Architect Groff, Forrest U.; Moffatt, H.J., et al.
Architectural style Mission/Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 96001084 [1]
Added to NRHP October 10, 1996

The University Park Historic District is a national historic district located at the town of University Park, Prince George's County, Maryland. The district, which developed over the period 1920 to 1945, is almost exclusively residential and developed as a middle-class, automobile suburb of Washington, D.C. The primary building type is the detached single-family dwelling, with the only non-residential buildings within the district and the town being two churches and the Town Hall, which is located in a former residence. Notable features within the district include the property's original plantation house, known as Bloomfield (Deakins House), and the nearby family cemetery. The houses are built in a range of popular early-20th-century architectural styles including Tudor and Mediterranean Revival, and varied interpretations of the Craftsman Aesthetic and the Colonial Revival, including interpretations of Dutch, Georgian, and Federal period substyles.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "University Park Historic District". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 

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