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Property Name Markham Place Historic District
Reference Number 13000106
State California
County Los Angeles
Town Pasadena
Street Address Roughly bounded by California Street, Pasadena Avenue, Bellefontaine Street, and Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena, CA
Multiple Property Submission Name Late 19th and Early 20th Century Development and Architecture in Pasadena MPS
Status Listed 3/27/2013
Areas of Significance ARCHITECTURE
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000106.pdf
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The Markham Place Historic District is eligible for listing in the National Register at the local level under Criterion C. It meets the registration requirements for residential neighborhoods as identified in the Multiple Property Documentation (MPD) form Late 191h and Early 2dh Century Development and Architecture in Pasadena. 3 The district is significant in the context of Residential Architecture in Pasadena, CA 1883-1904 as one of the largest concentrations of houses from the period south of the Foothill Freeway. Thirty-two of the buildings in the district were constructed between 1887 and 1904. The district also meets the registration requirements for residential neighborhoods as outlined in the MPD Residential Architecture of Pasadena, CA 1895-1918: The Influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement. 4 The two MPDs have overlapping periods of significance and discuss some of the same styles of architecture including Shingle Style and American Colonial Revival. The district is significant because it contains an important collection of houses constructed between 1895 and 1918.

 

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