| less than one acre|
17 June 2009
| Creighton, D.F.|
| 404-422 and 437-455 Polk St., Gary, Indiana|
United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co.
Concrete in Steel City: The Edison Concept Houses of Gary Indiana MS
Polk Street Terraces Historic District Wikipedia
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.