Greenfield Residential Historic District


Greenfield Residential Historic District is a national historic district located at Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana. The district encompasses 523 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 15 contributing structures in a predominantly residential section of Greenfield. It developed between about 1880 and 1947, and includes notable examples of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, Mission Revival, and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed Charles Barr House and James Whitcomb Riley House. Other notable buildings are St. Michael's Catholic Church (1898), Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church (c. 1900), Chair Factory (c. 1880), Friends Meeting House (c. 1890), and two Lustron houses (c. 1947).[2]

Greenfield Residential Historic District
West Main near the Riley Birthplace, August 2012
LocationRoughly bounded by Hendricks, South, and Wood Sts., and Boyd Ave., Greenfield, Indiana
Coordinates39°47′07″N 85°46′23″W
Area187.12 acres (75.72 ha)
Built1880 (1880)
ArchitectFelt, John H.
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, Mission Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
NRHP reference No.11000909[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 15, 2011

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]

References


  1. "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/12/11 through 12/16/11. National Park Service. 2011-12-23.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Candace S. Hudziak (March 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Greenfield Residential Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying photographs.