Savannah Victorian Historic District

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Savannah Victorian Historic District
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Savannah Victorian Historic District is located in Georgia
Savannah Victorian Historic District
Savannah Victorian Historic District is located in the United States
Savannah Victorian Historic District
LocationSavannah, Georgia
Coordinates32°3′53″N 81°5′49″W / 32.06472°N 81.09694°W / 32.06472; -81.09694Coordinates: 32°3′53″N 81°5′49″W / 32.06472°N 81.09694°W / 32.06472; -81.09694
Built1875 (147 years ago) (1875)
ArchitectA.S. Eichburg, William Gibbons Preston (original)
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Queen Anne (original)
Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian (increase)
NRHP reference No.74000665 (original)
82002392 (increase)
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 11, 1974; 47 years ago (1974-12-11)[1]
Boundary increaseMay 20, 1982 (39 years ago) (1982-05-20)

The Savannah Victorian Historic District is a historic district in Savannah, Georgia. It is mostly residential in character and features Late Victorian, Queen Anne, and other architectural styles.

The district, which is not part of the Savannah Historic District, was first listed in 1974 and officially extended in 1982. The total area is bounded to the north by the Savannah Historic District, to the west by a public housing project, to the south by a neighborhood of early- to mid-20th-century residences, and to the east by a mixed-use area of Seaboard Coast Line railroad tracks, industry, commerce, housing, and vacant lots.[2]

The original area formed in 1974 covers 45 city blocks and is bordered by Gwinnett, Price, Anderson, and Montgomery Streets.[1][3] The 1982 extension is bounded by Gwinnett, Abercorn, and 31st Streets, and includes the Carnegie Colored Library, a park, and more residential structures.

The district includes the Asbury United Methodist Church, a historic church building built in 1887 that in 2019 was listed on the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's list of Places in Peril.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Savannah Victorian Historic District (increase)". National Park Service. Retrieved September 14, 2016. with 16 photos from 1980
  3. ^ Kristalia Stavrolakis and Beth Lattimore (September 4, 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Savannah Victorian Historic District (original)". National Park Service. Retrieved September 14, 2016. with 20 photos from 1974 and 1964
  4. ^ Landers, Mary (November 13, 2019). "Savannah church named a 'place in peril'". Savannah Morning News. Gannett. Retrieved May 3, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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