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Polk Street Terraces Historic District

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Area  less than one acre
Architectural style  Bungalow/craftsman
Added to NRHP  17 June 2009
Architect  Creighton, D.F.
Year built  1910
Polk Street Terraces Historic District
Location  404-422 and 437-455 Polk St., Gary, Indiana
Built by  United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co.
MPS  Concrete in Steel City: The Edison Concept Houses of Gary Indiana MS

Polk Street Terraces Historic District is a national historic district located in the First Subdivision of Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 20 contributing buildings in a residential section of Gary. The buildings were designed by D. F. Creighton and built by the United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co.. They were built starting in 1910 and are examples of the Edison Concept Houses that were designed, patented, and promoted by inventor Thomas Edison. The houses reflect Bungalow / American Craftsman design elements.

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.


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