Freedmen's Town Historic District

Also known as: Fourth Ward
Roughly Bounded by Genesse, West Dallas, Arthur and W. Gray Sts., Houston, Texas

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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 January 17, 1985
Reference number
85000186
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Shotgun Houses
Areas of significance
Commerce; Ethnic Heritage - Black; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1865; 1934
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 530
Non-contributing buildings: 38

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