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The Margaret Mitchell House

  • Historically Known As: Crescent Apartments also Windsor House Apts
  • Margaret Mitchell called it: The Dump

  • Address: 979 Crescent Ave NE
  • Hours: Monday Saturday: 10:00 AM 5:30 PM, Sunday: Noon 5:30 PM
  • Phone: 404.249.7015
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museum
  • Activity Category: Tour


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Denning, Mr. Architect
1925/00/00 Margaret Mitchell Home Margaret Mitchell moves into ground floor Apartment Number 1, home from 1925 to 1932
1930/00/00 Margaret Mitchell Author Margaret Mitchell writes most of 'Gone With the Wind' here from 1926 to 1930 Gone With the Wind (book)

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Particulars for The Margaret Mitchell House:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Literature
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Architectural Style Tudor Revival



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 21st June 1996

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Crescent Apartments
Registry Address: 979 Crescent Ave., NW
Registry Number: 96000649
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Denning, Mr.
Architectural Style: Tudor revival
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Literature
Applicable Criteria: Person
Significant Year: 1930
Associated People: Mitchell, Margaret
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Work in progress
Current Sub-Function:

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