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Nelson Avenue-Fort Hill Historic District


  • Vicinity: Roughly along Nelson Ave, John St, Diven St, Constant St, Orchard St, Pauling St, and Decatur Ave
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Lamos, Charles Architect
Hill, Eugene Architect
1923/00/00 Mohegan Colony, a 400 acre hilly woodland on Lake Mohegan, is establish as an anarchist community. The early settlers are mostly Russian Jews, but also include French, Spanish and Germans.
1939/09/00 Dhimah Rose Meidman Home After a brief stay at the bride's mother's home on Hamilton Ter in NYC, Dhimah and Richard Wright move to Mohegan Colony, a community inhabited by communist, ex-communist and Zionist. They live in Anna Bushwick's house on Pauling Ln. Marriage of Dhimah Rose Meidman and Richard Wright
1939/09/00 Richard Wright Home After a brief stay at the bride's mother's home on Hamilton Ter in NYC, Dhimah and Richard Wright move to Mohegan Colony, a community inhabited by communist, ex-communist and Zionist. They live in Anna Bushwick's house on Pauling Ln. Marriage of Dhimah Rose Meidman and Richard Wright

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Particulars for Nelson Avenue-Fort Hill Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Level of Significance Local
Architectural Style Mid 19th century revival
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 4th May 2006

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Nelson Avenue--Fort Hill Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly along Nelson Ave., John St., Diven St., Constant St., Orchard St., Pauling St., and Decatur Ave.
Registry Number: 06000335
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Lamos, Charles; Hill, Eugene
Architectural Style: Mid 19th century revival, Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Area in Acres: 30
Contributing Buildings: 195
Non-Contributing Buildings: 12
Contributing Sites: 3
Non-Contributing Sites: 2
Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning and Development
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling, Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Multiple dwelling

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