Elka Park Historic District

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Elka Park Historic District
Elka Park Historic District is located in New York
Elka Park Historic District
Elka Park Historic District is located in the United States
Elka Park Historic District
Nearest cityHunter, New York
Coordinates42°9′19″N 74°10′5″W / 42.15528°N 74.16806°W / 42.15528; -74.16806Coordinates: 42°9′19″N 74°10′5″W / 42.15528°N 74.16806°W / 42.15528; -74.16806
Area1,104 acres (447 ha)
Built1890
Architectural styleStick/Eastlake, Queen Anne, Shingle Style
NRHP reference #93000399[1]
Added to NRHPMay 22, 1993

Elka Park Historic District is a national historic district located at Hunter in Greene County, New York. The district contains 31 contributing buildings, one contributing site, and one contributing structure. It is composed of a planned community of 20 seasonal houses founded and developed as small, late 19th century, summer residential enclave by wealthy German Americans. It includes 19 summer cottages, an observation tower, and a former community carriage house converted to residential use.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Nancy L. Todd (February 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Elka Park Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying 16 photos".