North Shore Historic District - St. Petersburg, FL
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N 27° 46.753 W 082° 37.604
17R E 339718 N 3073806
Quick Description: Located on the north side of the pier on the bay side of St Pete.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2007 7:42:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM1MGB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
Views: 36

Long Description:
The North Shore Historic District was listed on the National Register for its extensive and eclectic mixture of architecture in St. Petersburg. This district includes a high percentage of architectural styles that typify the Florida Land Boom era and reflect the broad settlement patterns of the City of St. Petersburg. It encompasses approximately 425 acres and contains a variety of residential architectural styles including Frame and Masonry Vernacular, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Prairie, Georgian, Italian Renaissance, Mediterranean Revival, Minimal Traditional, Mission, Tudor Revival, Ranch, Split Level, Art Moderne, and Monterey. The district consists primarily of one-story and two-story residences built between ca. 1910, and ca. 1945. Of the 3,732 buildings in the district, 3,182 are contributing and 550 are non-contributing, a ratio of 85 percent contributing to 15 percent noncontributing. Of the contributing buildings, 1,374, or 43 percent represent garages or garage apartments. In addition to the residential buildings, the district also contains four contributing objects: two pergolas, an urn, and a fountain.


North Shore was listed on the National Register for its significance areas of community planning and development and architecture. Representative of the early residential development of the City of St. Petersburg during the first half of the twentieth century, the North Shore Historic District is associated with the broad patterns of the community’s history. The neighborhood is one of the first suburban residential areas to be developed outside of the central business area of the City. Comprised of a distinctive and sizable collection of intact early twentieth century suburban architecture, the North Shore Historic District is architecturally significant. A wide variety of residential architectural styles from circa 1910 through 1945 are represented in the historic district. The district also retains many of its original design features, including brick streets and alleys, hexagonal block sidewalks, and granite curbing as well as its original layout and grid pattern with alleys that parallel the avenues. Based on this concentration of historic buildings and the retention of the historic character, the North Shore Historic District reflects the architectural influences of the decades before, during, and after the Florida Land Boom era.
Street address:
4th St. N, 5th Ave. N, Tampa Bay, and 30th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL usa
33701


County / Borough / Parish: Pinellas

Year listed: 2003

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

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Current function: Domestic: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

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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