72-09-41 Bungalow Row

72-09-41 Bungalow Row (HM29R2)

Location: Fairmount Heights, MD 20743 Prince George's County
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N 38° 53.915', W 76° 54.685'

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62nd AvenueBetween Foote Street and Addison Road

—Documented Properties, Built Circa 1920 —

In 1920, developer Robinson White built 19 small frame bungalows of identical form and style on Fairview (now 62nd Avenue). This area was the original Fairmount Heights Subdivision. These houses closely resembled the "Rosita" style of bungalows being produced by Sears, Roebuck and Company. These small bungalows illustrated the importance of mail order houses in developing the post World War I era and represented a significant trend in the development of Fairmount Heights. Each home had a hipped roof, central chimney, and a shed roof sheltering the three bay principle façade. Of the nineteen original houses, the following bungalows remain: 505, 509, 603, 606, 607 (converted to a church) 610, 611, 700, 709, 711, and 718.

Funded By The Maryland Department Of Housing And Community Development Sponsored By The Mayor And Town Council Of Fairmount Heights. 2016
HM NumberHM29R2
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Date Added Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 334244 N 4307258
Decimal Degrees38.89858333, -76.91141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.915', W 76° 54.685'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 54.9" N, 76° 54' 41.1" W
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Area Code(s)202, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 713 62nd Ave, Fairmount Heights MD 20743, US
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