Fountain Court Historic District

Status: Preserved

Location: 1155-1229 Fountain Court, Memphis

Built: 1910-1940

Architectural Style: Various: Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Tudor Revival, Four Square, and Bungalow

Original Function/Purpose: Residential

The Fountain Court Historic District was placed on the National Register on Dec. 17, 1998.

History: The Fountain Court Historic District is a neighborhood of 28 principal buildings, a unique local example of a “court” style subdivision plan. Its planner was Dudley Weaver, and the design is clearly compatible with the goals of the contemporaneous City Beautiful Movement and of park designer George Kessler.

 

Map:

Outline of the Fountain Court Historic District.

Map of the district used in its National Register nomination.

 

City Council District: 4

Super District: 8

County Commission District: 8

DON NEWMAN