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Penrose Historic District
U.S. Historic district
Location Roughly bounded by Arlington Blvd., S. Courthouse Rd., S. Fillmore St., S. Barton St. S, and Columbia Pike, Arlington, Virginia
Area 125 acres (51 ha)
Built 1882 (1882)-1943
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP reference No. 04000112
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 15, 2004

The Penrose Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It contains 486 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 2 contributing object in a residential neighborhood in South Arlington. The area was created with the integration of 12 distinct subdivisions platted between 1882 and 1943. The dwelling styles include the late-19th and early-20th-century vernacular, Queen Anne, Italianate, and Colonial Revival farm dwellings. A notable number of these dwellings are prefabricated kit or mail-order houses.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

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