Garden District (Montgomery, Alabama)

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Garden District
1919 S Hull Street Montgomery July 2009.jpg
1919 South Hull Street in the Garden District
Garden District (Montgomery, Alabama) is located in Alabama
Garden District (Montgomery, Alabama)
Garden District (Montgomery, Alabama) is located in the US
Garden District (Montgomery, Alabama)
Location Roughly bounded by Norman Bridge Rd., Court St., Jeff Davis, and Fairview Aves., Montgomery, Alabama
Coordinates 32°21′29″N 86°18′19″W / 32.35806°N 86.30528°W / 32.35806; -86.30528Coordinates: 32°21′29″N 86°18′19″W / 32.35806°N 86.30528°W / 32.35806; -86.30528
Area 315 acres (127 ha)
Architect Multiple, including Ralph Adams Cram
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, and Bungalow
NRHP Reference # 84000698[1]
Added to NRHP September 13, 1984

The Garden District is a 315-acre (127 ha) historic district in Montgomery, Alabama. It is roughly bounded by Norman Bridge Road, Court Street, Jeff Davis Avenue, and Fairview Avenue. It contains 678 contributing buildings with architecture including the Queen Anne, Classical Revival and American Craftsman styles. When listed, the district included 678 contributing buildings and 81 non-contributing buildings. The district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 13, 1984.[1]

Architecture[edit]

It includes work designed by multiple architects, including one or more works by Ralph Adams Cram. It includes Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, and Bungalow, and other architecture.[2]

Examples of architecture within the Garden District:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Dolan, Tom; Ellen Mertins; Marilyn Sullivan (May 10, 1984). "Garden District" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. National Park Service. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.  See also: "Accompanying photos" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.