Pleasant Grove Historic District

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Pleasant Grove Historic District
Pleasant Grove Historic District commercial buildings.jpg
Commercial buildings in the district
Pleasant Grove Historic District is located in Utah
Pleasant Grove Historic District
Pleasant Grove Historic District is located in the US
Pleasant Grove Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 100 N., 500 S., 300 E. and 100 W., Pleasant Grove, Utah
Coordinates 40°21′43″N 111°44′17″W / 40.36194°N 111.73806°W / 40.36194; -111.73806Coordinates: 40°21′43″N 111°44′17″W / 40.36194°N 111.73806°W / 40.36194; -111.73806
Area 112 acres (45 ha)
Built 1853
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Mid 19th Century Revival, Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference # 95001434[1]
Added to NRHP December 13, 1995

The Pleasant Grove Historic District is a 112-acre (45 ha) historic district in Pleasant Grove, Utah that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

The district's significance dates from 1853, when a fort was built that attracted expanded settlement. Development at first was within the 1853 fort's walls, and includes vernacular adobe buildings from 1853. The district includes about a 16 block area.[2] The listing included 134 contributing buildings.[1]

The Vance/Lanbaugh House at 79 West 200 South, and about 20 others (comprising about 15 percent of the district), is in the California Bungalow style of architecture. This particular house was built c.1915 using native soft rock and including Bungalow features of exposed purlins and a low-pitched gable roof.[2]:4

About ten percent of the historic houses are completed in Period Revival styles. For example the Clifford L. Wright House at 90 North 100 East, built in 1933, is an Tudor Revival style house that "features the typical steeply pitched gable entry with an asymmetrically placed rounded arch doorway."[2]:4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c Beth R. Olsen and Utah SHPO staff (September 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Pleasant Grove Historic District". National Park Service.  and accompanying 17 photos