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Edward F. Sharp Residential Ensemble
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The house at 404 E. 4th Street in 2009
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Location in The Dalles OR
Location 400 E. 4th Street
404 E. 4th Street
504 Federal Street
The Dalles, Oregon
Area 0.23 acres (0.093 ha)
Built 1895–1905
Architectural style Queen Anne, Craftsman
NRHP reference No. 91001561
Added to NRHP October 25, 1991

The Edward F. Sharp Residential Ensemble, also known as the Sharp Family Residential Ensemble, is a set of three adjacent historic houses in The Dalles, Oregon, United States. Edward Sharp (1865–1954) was the county surveyor and roadmaster whose work underlies much of the development in The Dalles and Wasco County. As the official surveyor for the Eastern Oregon Land Company, he also conducted important early surveys across large stretches of Oregon and Idaho. He built the houses at 400 and 404 E. 4th Street for himself and his family (1895 and 1905, respectively), and the house at 504 Federal Street for employees (1900). Because the houses remained under common ownership in the Sharp family for many years, they have retained an exceptional level of preservation. The houses on 4th Street are also exceptional local examples of the Queen Anne (400) and Craftsman (404) styles.

The ensemble was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

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