Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Historic District / Extension
Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Historic District consists of 185 buildings. There is a mix of building types including townhouses,apartment buildings and rowhouses. Development in the area between the mid-1880s and the First World War. Sugar Hill “achieved its greatest fame during the 1930s and 1940s when a large number of black professionals, active in law, business, medicine and the arts, took residence here.”1 Designated June 27, 2000
“The extension to the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Historic District extension consists of fifteen buildings, built between 1885 and 1909.”2The earliest building in the district is 8 St. Nicholas Place built in the Queen Anne-style in 1885. Other styles include French, Renaissance,and Romanesque Revival. Designated October 23, 2001
1-Expert from the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill LPC Designation Report
2-Expert from the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Extension LPC Designation Report
Title: Hamilton Hghts Sugar Hill Ext1.
Historic District: Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Historic District/ Extension
Keywords: rowhouses, round-arched windows, stoop
Description: line of rowhouses
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