Country Club Historic District (Edina, Minnesota)

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Country Club Historic District
Country Club HD 02.jpg
4602 & 4600 Casco Avenue within the Country Club Historic District
Country Club Historic District (Edina, Minnesota) is located in Minnesota
Country Club Historic District (Edina, Minnesota)
Country Club Historic District (Edina, Minnesota) is located in the US
Country Club Historic District (Edina, Minnesota)
Location Edina, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°55′0″N 93°20′24″W / 44.91667°N 93.34000°W / 44.91667; -93.34000Coordinates: 44°55′0″N 93°20′24″W / 44.91667°N 93.34000°W / 44.91667; -93.34000
Area 300 acres (120 ha)
Built 1924–1931
Architect Samuel J. Thorpe, et al.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival, Other
NRHP Reference # 82002958[1]
Added to NRHP April 26, 1982

The Country Club Historic District is a suburban residential district established in 1922 in Edina, Minnesota, United States. It was one of Minnesota's first comprehensive planned communities and served as the prototype for subsequent town planning in this suburb of Minneapolis. The development was modeled after the J.C. Nichols Country Club District in Kansas City, Missouri.[2]

The district is also noted for its homogeneous Period Revival architecture. The architectural styles are primarily Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Georgian Revival and Mediterranean Revival designs. The neighborhood is listed in the National Register of Historic Places with 550 contributing properties mostly built 1924–1931. It was listing for having local significance in architecture, community planning, and landscape architecture.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ History and Architecture of Edina, Minnesota. William W. Scott and Jeffrey A. Hess, 1981: City of Edina. ISBN 978-0-9605054-0-1, ISBN 0-9605054-0-7
  3. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (October 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Country Club District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 

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