West Riverdale Historic District

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West Riverdale Historic District
Leland Hospital Sept 09.JPG
former Leland Memorial Hospital, September, 2009
West Riverdale Historic District is located in Maryland
West Riverdale Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by East-West Hwy, 44th Place, the City of Hyattsville and 43rd St., Riverdale Park, Maryland
Coordinates 38°57′48″N 76°56′31″W / 38.96333°N 76.94194°W / 38.96333; -76.94194Coordinates: 38°57′48″N 76°56′31″W / 38.96333°N 76.94194°W / 38.96333; -76.94194
Built 1906
Architect Senseman, Ronald; Hubbard, Herbert, et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival, Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

02001609

[1]
Added to NRHP December 23, 2002

The West Riverdale Historic District is a national historic district located at Riverdale Park, Prince George's County, Maryland, a railroad suburb located northeast of Washington, D.C. The neighborhood was appended to the town of Riverdale Park soon after it was laid out and platted in 1906, and later enlarged in 1937. The district is defined by a modest variety of architectural styles and building types ranging from early-20th century vernacular interpretations of popular styles to diluted, suburbanized examples of revival styles that dominated the second quarter of the 20th century. These styles represent modest examples of Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, Craftsman, and Tudor Revival forms. At the center of the community is the former Eugene Leland Memorial Hospital, now known as the Crescent Cities Health and Rehabilitation Center.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

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

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