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Buckingham Historic District
Buckingham Apartment Complex, Bounded by George Mason Drive, Henderson, Glebe, & Arlington, Virginia.jpg
Buckingham Apartment Complex, HABS Photo
Buckingham Historic District is located in District of Columbia
Buckingham Historic District
Location in District of Columbia
Buckingham Historic District is located in Virginia
Buckingham Historic District
Location in Virginia
Buckingham Historic District is located in the United States
Buckingham Historic District
Location in the United States
Location Bounded by 11th, S. Edison, S. Dinwiddie, S. Columbus, S. George Mason, and S. Frederick St., and later expanded with boundary increases Arlington, Virginia
Area 123.1 acres (49.8 ha)
Built 1937 (1937)-1941
Built by Paramount Communities Inc.
Architect Wright, Henry; Kamstra, Allan Foeke; Lueders, Albert
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
MPS Garden Apartments, Apartment Houses and Apartment Complexes in Arlington County, Virginia MPS
NRHP reference No. 98001649,
04000048 (Boundary Increase),
10000092 (Boundary Increase)
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Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 21, 1999,
February 11, 2004 (Boundary Increase),
March 23, 2010 (Boundary Increase)

The Buckingham Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 151 contributing buildings in a residential neighborhood in North Arlington. They were built in six phases between 1937 and 1953, and primarily consist of two- and three-story, brick garden apartment buildings in the Colonial Revival-style. There is a single three-story brick building that was built in the International style. The buildings are arranged around U-shaped courtyards. The district also includes a community center, four single family dwellings, three commercial buildings and two commercial blocks.

The Arlington County government gave legal protection to some of the Buckingham buildings (those in Villages 3-12 and in the commercial area) by designating them in 1993, 1994 and 2007 as components of the County's Buckingham Village Historic District, a local historic district. However, other historic Buckingham buildings, including those in Villages 1 and 2, have been demolished. The National Park Service listed the Buckingham Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999 and expanded the listing in 2004 and 2010.

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