Fairmount Avenue Historic District

Fairmount Ave., Melon St., North St., 15th St., 16th St., and 17th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Modern Movement; et.al.
Areas of significance
Industry; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Manufacturing facility; Road-related; Multiple dwelling; Professional
Current functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Religious structure; Manufacturing facility; Clinic; Road-related; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 75
Non-contributing buildings: 3
Non-contributing structures: 2


Baker and Dallett (1)
Brick (42,462)
District (10,442)
Limestone (8,192)
Modern Movement (2,567)
Pennsylvania (4,358)
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (579)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (515)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,697)