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Glendale in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Glendale Townsite

Catlin Court Historic District

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
1. Glendale Townsite Marker
Inscription.
National Register
of Historic Places

Listed June 9, 1992
United States
Department of the Interior.

Catlin Court was one of Glendale's early fashionable neighborhoods where mayors, merchants, doctors, ministers, builders and educators lived in homes that represented the Craftsman Bungalow and other popular building styles of the time. The neighborhood began in the fall of 1914, as Glendale entered a time of growth and prosperity, when Glendale State Bank President Lafayette Myers convinced Otto Hansen, a Wisconsin investor, to develop an 80-acre tract of land within the city limits. Myers formed a real estate agency with A. A. Carrick to promote the sale of lots in the subdivision called Catlin Court (Catlin was the maiden name of Hansen's wife). Both speculative and custom homes were constructed from copy-book house plans provided by G. W. Protzman, owner of the Glendale Lumber Company.

The Glendale Townsite/Catlin Court Historic District is the area bounded by 59th Avenue, Gardenia Avenue, 58th Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, 57th Avenue, and Palmaire Avenue.

Glendale Townsite 1892, Amended 1895; Park addition 1908; Catlin court 1914
 
Location. 33° 32.469′ N, 112° 11.027′ W. Marker
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By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
2. Glendale Townsite Marker
is in Glendale, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of North 58th Avenue and West Palmaire Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North 58th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Glendale AZ 85301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catlin Court Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodist Episcopal Church of Glendale Sanctuary (about 500 feet away); Murphy Park (about 500 feet away); Glendale Business District (about 500 feet away); Glendale's Towering Flagstaff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert W. Cole Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); William J. Murphy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hine Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 4, 2010
3. Glendale Townsite
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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