Phoenixville Historic District

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Phoenixville Historic District
The center of the Phoenixville Historic District, looking southwest across the Phoenix Iron Works site and French Creek
Phoenixville Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Phoenixville Historic District
Phoenixville Historic District is located in the United States
Phoenixville Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Penn St., RR tracks, Fourth Ave., and Wheatland St., Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°08′00″N 75°31′00″W / 40.13333°N 75.51667°W / 40.13333; -75.51667Coordinates: 40°08′00″N 75°31′00″W / 40.13333°N 75.51667°W / 40.13333; -75.51667
Area296.9 acres (120.2 ha)
ArchitectGrover, T.D.; Et al.
Architectural styleItalianate, Greek Revival, Second Empire
NRHP reference #87000378[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 17, 1987

The Phoenixville Historic District is a national historic district located at Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The district consists of the older part of Phoenixville, especially the former Phoenix Iron Works site and its employee and owner housing.

At the time of nomination (c. 1987), the district contained 908 contributing building, 52 non-contributing buildings and one contributing structure (bridge). The district is "roughly bounded by Penn St., RR tracks, Fourth Ave., and Wheatland St."[2] This historic district is the largest in Chester County.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02. Note: This includes Jane L.S. Davidson and William Sisson (1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Phoenixville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.