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Westside Historic District (Amherst, Massachusetts)

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Location  Amherst, Massachusetts
NRHP Reference #  00000793
Added to NRHP  25 July 2000
Architect  Allen & Allen
Area  16 ha
Westside Historic District (Amherst, Massachusetts)
Architectural style  Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival

The Westside Historic District is a residential historic district that encompasses an early, historically African American neighborhood in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts. It includes properties on Baker and Snell Streets, Hazel Avenue, and Northampton Road (MA Route 9). Most of the properties in the district are houses, many of which were built in a variety of Victorian styles, with houses built later also showing Colonial Revival styling. The oldest houses, on Baker Street, date from 1869 into the 1870s, while those along Route 9 were for the most part built later, and exhibit a wider variety of styles, including some Bungalow/Craftsman houses. The fields that surround the neighborhood and set it off from the surrounding area are also included in the district, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.


Westside Historic District (Amherst, Massachusetts) Wikipedia

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