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Glendale Townsite--Catlin Court Historic District - Glendale, Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sundevil1994
N 33° 32.472 W 112° 11.028
12S E 390091 N 3711914
Quick Description: One of Glendale Arizona's earliest and most historic neighborhoods
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2010 10:09:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM8WHV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Glendale Townsite/Catlin Court Historic District is the area bounded by 59th Avenue, Gardenia Avenue, 58th Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, 57th Avenue, and Palmaire Avenue.

The neighborhood began in the fall of 1914 when Glendale State Bank President Lafayette Myers convinced Otto Hansen, a Wisconsin investor, to develop an 80-acre tract of land within the city limits. Myers formed a real estate agency with A. A. Carrick to promote the sale of lots in the subdivision called Catlin Court (Catlin was the maiden name of Hansen's wife). Both speculative and custom homes were constructed from copy-book house plans provided by G. W. Protzman, owner of the Glendale Lumber Company.

The Catlin Court is now the home of many specialty shops, galleries and restaurants.
County / Borough / Parish: Glendale Arizona

Year listed: 1992

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Street address: Not listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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