Ransom Place Historic District

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Ransom Place Historic District
Camp Street in Ransom Place.jpg
Camp Street in Ransom Place, April 2011
Ransom Place Historic District is located in Indianapolis
Ransom Place Historic District
Ransom Place Historic District is located in Indianapolis
Ransom Place Historic District
Ransom Place Historic District is located in Indiana
Ransom Place Historic District
Ransom Place Historic District is located in the US
Ransom Place Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 10th, St. Clair, West and Camp Sts., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates 39°46′44″N 86°10′11″W / 39.77889°N 86.16972°W / 39.77889; -86.16972Coordinates: 39°46′44″N 86°10′11″W / 39.77889°N 86.16972°W / 39.77889; -86.16972
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Architectural style Queen Anne, L-Plan Cottage
NRHP reference # 92001650[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1992

Ransom Place Historic District is a national historic district located at Indianapolis, Indiana. The district encompasses 74 contributing buildings in a historically African-American residential section of Indianapolis. It was developed between about 1890 and 1942, and include representative examples of Queen Anne style architecture. Notable buildings include the Light of the World Christian Church (1910).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[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. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Suzanne T. Rollins (April 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ransom Place Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01., Site map, and Accompanying photographs