Wheatley Place, Dallas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Wheatley Place, Dallas, Texas)
Jump to: navigation, search
Wheatley Place Historic District
Housing in Wheatley Place Historic Disctrict.jpg
Houses in the neighborhood
Location Dallas, Texas
Built 1916
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman
MPS East and South Dallas MPS
NRHP Reference # 95000331 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 23, 1995
Designated DLMK October 24, 2000

Wheatley Place is a neighborhood in south Dallas, Texas, that is designated as a Dallas Landmark District and National Historic District. by the city. Included among the buildings that compose the historic district is the home of Dallas civil rights pioneer, Juanita Craft.

Predominantly constructed as a neighborhood for African Americans, the area was named for Phillis Wheatley, an African-American poet from the 18th century.

The Dallas City Council designated Wheatley Place as a Historic District on 25 October 2000.

Home of Juanita Craft

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.