North Brentwood Historic District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
North Brentwood Historic District
North Brentwood Historic District Dec 10.JPG
North Brentwood Historic District, December 2010
North Brentwood Historic District is located in District of Columbia
North Brentwood Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 39th Pl., Allison St., Rhode Island Ave. and Webster St., North Brentwood, Maryland
Coordinates 38°56′41″N 76°57′8″W / 38.94472°N 76.95222°W / 38.94472; -76.95222Coordinates: 38°56′41″N 76°57′8″W / 38.94472°N 76.95222°W / 38.94472; -76.95222
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built 1891
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP Reference # 03001174[1]
Added to NRHP November 21, 2003

The North Brentwood Historic District, is a national historic district located in the town of North Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland. It was the earliest incorporated African American community in the county. The historic district comprises 128 buildings reflecting its development over the period from 1891 to 1950. All of the early vernacular dwellings were of wood frame construction with Late Victorian inspiration. The 1920s house forms represented included bungalows, multi-family houses, and larger Foursquares. Small brick cottages were primarily built in the period immediately following World War II. The surviving historic buildings illustrate the forms and styles of buildings typically constructed in working-class suburban communities of the period.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Susan G. Pearl (February 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: North Brentwood Historic District" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 

External links[edit]