Penrose Historic District

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Penrose Historic District
Penrose Historic District is located in District of Columbia
Penrose Historic District
Penrose Historic District is located in Virginia
Penrose Historic District
Penrose Historic District is located in the US
Penrose Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Arlington Blvd., S. Courthouse Rd., S. Fillmore St., S. Barton St. S, and Columbia Pike, Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates 38°52′07″N 77°5′8″W / 38.86861°N 77.08556°W / 38.86861; -77.08556Coordinates: 38°52′07″N 77°5′8″W / 38.86861°N 77.08556°W / 38.86861; -77.08556
Area 125 acres (51 ha)
Built 1882 (1882)-1943
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP reference # 04000112[1]
VLR # 000-8823
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 15, 2004
Designated VLR December 3, 2003[2]

The Penrose Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 486 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 2 contributing object in a residential neighborhood in South Arlington. The area was created with the integration of 12 distinct subdivisions platted between 1882 and 1943. The dwelling styles include the late-19th and early-20th-century vernacular, Queen Anne, Italianate, and Colonial Revival farm dwellings. A notable number of these dwellings are prefabricated kit or mail-order houses.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Jennifer Bunting Hallock and Laura V. Trieschmann (August 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Penrose Historic District" (PDF).  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map