Monroe Courts Historic District

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Monroe Courts Historic District
Monroe Courts, Arlington, Virginia.JPG
Monroe Courts, June 2009
Monroe Courts Historic District is located in District of Columbia
Monroe Courts Historic District
Monroe Courts Historic District is located in Virginia
Monroe Courts Historic District
Monroe Courts Historic District is located in the United States
Monroe Courts Historic District
LocationBounded by 10th St N, N. Monroe St., Washington Blvd. and N. Nelson St., Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates38°53′09″N 77°6′18″W / 38.88583°N 77.10500°W / 38.88583; -77.10500Coordinates: 38°53′09″N 77°6′18″W / 38.88583°N 77.10500°W / 38.88583; -77.10500
Area2.4 acres (0.97 ha)
Built1938 (1938)
ArchitectCobb, John D.; Gosnell, Clarence W.
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSHistoric Residential Suburbs in the United States, 1830-1960 MPS
NRHP reference #08000064[1]
VLR #000-4105
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 21, 2008
Designated VLRDecember 5, 2007[2]

The Monroe Courts Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 39 contributing buildings in a residential neighborhood in northern Arlington. They were built in 1938, and consist of four groups of two-story, two-bay, rowhouse dwellings in a vernacular Colonial Revival-style. They were built for a middle-class clientele in a fast-growing commuter suburb of Washington, D.C.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12.
  3. ^ Elizabeth Breiseth; Laura V. Trieschmann; Saleh Van Erem; Jeanne Barnes; Paul Weishar & Kacey Young (September 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Monroe Courts Historic District" (PDF). and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map Archived 2012-12-28 at the Wayback Machine