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Wheatley Place Historic District
Housing in Wheatley Place Historic Disctrict.jpg
Houses in the neighborhood
Location Dallas, Texas
Built 1916
Architectural style(s) Bungalow/Craftsman
Governing body Private

Wheatley Place is a neighborhood in south Dallas, Texas, that is designated as a Dallas Landmark District and National Historic District. by the city. Included among the buildings that compose the historic district is the home of Dallas civil rights pioneer, Juanita Craft.

Predominantly constructed as a neighborhood for African Americans, the area was named for Phillis Wheatley, an African-American poet from the 18th century.

The Dallas City Council designated Wheatley Place as a Historic District on 25 October 2000.

Home of Juanita Craft

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