Lee and Fontaine Houses of the James Lee Memorial

680--690 Adams Ave., Memphis, Tennessee

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National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 11, 1971
Reference number
71000835
Architectural styles
Victorian; Victorian: Second Empire
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1883; 1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Tags 

19th Century (36,347)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1883 (496)
Built during 1880s (6,132)
House (26,792)
Memphis, Tennessee (153)
Private owner (54,396)
Second Empire (1,044)
Shelby County, Tennessee (193)
Tennessee (2,814)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,690)

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