Emory Grove Historic District

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Emory Grove Historic District
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Emory Grove Historic District is located in Metro Atlanta
Emory Grove Historic District
Nearest city Decatur, Georgia
Coordinates 33°47′38″N 84°18′54″W / 33.79389°N 84.31500°W / 33.79389; -84.31500Coordinates: 33°47′38″N 84°18′54″W / 33.79389°N 84.31500°W / 33.79389; -84.31500
Area 90 acres (36 ha)
Built 1938
Architect Ivey and Crook; Robert and Company
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Late Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 00000300[1]
Added to NRHP March 31, 2000

Emory Grove is a small area of bungalow style homes built in 1939 and the 1940s in Druid Hills, Georgia near Emory University. The Emory Grove Historic District, located between Emory University and the city of Decatur, Georgia, is a 90-acre (36 ha) historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[2]

The district has 200 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites and one other contributing structure. It includes work by architects and/or builders Ivey and Crook and Robert and Company in Colonial Revival and Late Gothic Revival architectural styles.

A significant date in its history is 1938. It includes single dwellings, a school, a religious structure, and a church school, and it was listed for its architecture.

Emory Grove consists of Princeton Way, Westminster Way, and Edinburgh Terrace, and some houses along N. Decatur Road.[3]

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  1. ^ Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Emory Grove Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Emory Grove - Historic Atlanta Neighborhood