West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District

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West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District
West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District.jpg
West Fifth Avenue Apartments, April 2012
West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District is located in Indiana
West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District
West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District is located in the US
West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District
LocationRoughly 5th Ave. from Taft to Pierce St., Gary, Indiana
Coordinates41°36′06″N 87°21′29″W / 41.60167°N 87.35806°W / 41.60167; -87.35806Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°21′29″W / 41.60167°N 87.35806°W / 41.60167; -87.35806
Area20.5 acres (8.3 ha)
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Chicago, The Commercial Style
NRHP reference #84001076[1]
Added to NRHPMay 17, 1984

West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 30 contributing buildings in a residential section of Gary. The buildings were built between 1922 and 1928, and consist of a dense group of brick apartment blocks mostly four stories tall. Architectural styles include examples of Colonial Revival, Renaissance Revival, Late Gothic Revival, and Commercial style architecture.[2]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[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 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Leslie A. Capek (October 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. and Accompanying photographs.