Lyon Park Historic District

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Lyon Park Historic District
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Lyon Park Historic District is located in Virginia
Lyon Park Historic District
Lyon Park Historic District is located in the US
Lyon Park Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by 10th St. N, Arlington Blvd., and N. Irving St., Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates 38°52′45″N 77°5′26″W / 38.87917°N 77.09056°W / 38.87917; -77.09056Coordinates: 38°52′45″N 77°5′26″W / 38.87917°N 77.09056°W / 38.87917; -77.09056
Area 284.4 acres (115.1 ha)
Built 1919 (1919)
Architect Lyon, Frank; Sunderland, Walter, et al.
Architectural style Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, et al.
NRHP reference # 03000437[1]
VLR # 000-7820
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 12, 2003
Designated VLR May 19, 2003, March 10, 2008[2]

The Lyon Park Historic District is a national historic district and upper-class neighborhood located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 1,165 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site in a residential neighborhood in South Arlington. The area was platted between 1919 and 1951. The dwelling styles include a variety of architectural styles, ranging from Craftsman-style bungalows dating from the 1920s to Colonial Revival-style buildings dating from the 1930s and 1940s. A number of Queen Anne style dwellings erected prior to the platting of Lyon Park are also present.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Jana E. Riggle (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Lyon Park Historic District" (PDF).  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map Archived 2012-09-26 at the Wayback Machine.