Albion Flats

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Albion Flats
Albion Flats.jpg
View from Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Albion Flats is located in Indiana
Albion Flats
Albion Flats is located in the US
Albion Flats
Location 701 Court St., Evansville, Indiana
Coordinates 37°58′33″N 87°34′10″W / 37.97574°N 87.56955°W / 37.97574; -87.56955Coordinates: 37°58′33″N 87°34′10″W / 37.97574°N 87.56955°W / 37.97574; -87.56955
Area less than one acre
Built 1911 (1911)
Architect Shopbell & Company
Architectural style Prairie School
MPS Downtown Evansville MRA
NRHP Reference # 82000093[1]
Added to NRHP July 1, 1982

Albion Flats (sometimes referred to as "Albion Terrace" or simply "The Albion") is a housing unit in downtown Evansville, Indiana. It was designed by the noted architectural firm Shopbell & Company and built in 1911 as part of a trend to reform crowded living conditions for the working class. It was named after Albion Fellows Bacon, a famed advocate of improved public housing standards.[2]:Part 1, p. 25

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01.  Note: This includes Douglas L. Stern and Joan Marchand (October 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Evansville MRA" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. , Douglas L. Stern and Joan Marchand (October 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Evansville MRA" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. , and Accompanying photographs