Madonna Acres Historic District

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Madonna Acres Historic District
Madonna Acres Historic District is located in North Carolina
Madonna Acres Historic District
Madonna Acres Historic District is located in the United States
Madonna Acres Historic District
LocationDelany Dr., Dillon, Summerville, and Tierney Circles, Raleigh, North Carolina
Coordinates35°47′27″N 78°36′55″W / 35.79083°N 78.61528°W / 35.79083; -78.61528Coordinates: 35°47′27″N 78°36′55″W / 35.79083°N 78.61528°W / 35.79083; -78.61528
Area13 acres (5.3 ha)
Built1960-1965
Built byRichards, E. N. (Ed); John W. Winters
ArchitectMiller, Jerry
Architectural styleRanch, Split Level
MPSPost-World War II and Modern Architecture in Raleigh, North Carolina, 1945-1965
NRHP reference #10000632[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 1, 2010

Madonna Acres Historic District is a historic post-World War II neighborhood and national historic district located 1 1/2-miles east of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The district encompasses 36 contributing buildings in Raleigh's first subdivision developed by an African American for African Americans. It includes a collection of Split-level and Ranch-style houses constructed of brick with accent walls of stone veneer or wood. A number of the houses feature carports.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 8/30/10 through 9/03/10. National Park Service. 2010-09-10.
  2. ^ M. Ruth Little and Anna Quinn (March 2010). "Madonna Acres Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-06-01.

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