Chestnut Hill
Historic District

National Register of Historic Places

Most of Chestnut Hill is included in the Chestnut Hill Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. This designation recognizes the historic significance of the neighborhood and its architectural heritage.

The National Register nomination for Chestnut Hill, prepared by Jefferson Moak, includes a brief narrative of the area's history and a description of the architecture of the neighborhood. A pdf of the this narrative is available here.

The historic district nomination includes an inventory of the buildings in the neighborhood, listing (when known) the building date, date of any significant alterations, architect, builder, original owner, and architecutural style. A copy of this nomination is on file at the CHHS office. If you'd like this information about your home or building, contact us.

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