Swiss Avenue, Dallas

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Swiss Avenue Historic District
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Location Swiss Ave. between Fitzhugh and LaVista, Dallas, Texas
Area 57.1 acres (23.1 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Prairie School
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002068[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 28, 1974
Designated DLMK January 23, 1985

Swiss Avenue is an elegant residential street and historic district in East Dallas, Dallas, Texas (USA). The tree-lined street is 2.5 miles (4 km) long with approximately 200 carefully preserved and restored historic homes representing several architectural styles including Mediterranean, Spanish, Georgian, Prairie, Craftsman, Neoclassical, Italian Renaissance, Tudor and Colonial Revival.[2]

The entire district, Swiss Avenue between Fitzhugh and LaVista, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on 28 March 1974 and is a Dallas Landmark District. Specifically, 5439 Swiss Avenue or the George C. Greer House, designed by architect Marion Fresenius Fooshee, was listed on the Register on 9 January 1997.[3] The Viola Courts Apartments at 4845 Swiss Avenue were listed on the Register on 19 January 1984.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ - Retrieved 13 June 2006.
  3. ^ Fooshee, Marion Fresenius from the Handbook of Texas Online. By Duncan T. Fulton III. Retrieved 13 June 2006.