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Strathmore Place Historic District

Status: Preserved

Location: Strathmore Circle East, North, and South, and East Parkway North, in Memphis

Built: ca. 1920-ca. 1945

Architectural Style: Various: Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Mission Revival, Tudor Revival, Mediterranean Revival, Spanish Revival

Original Function/Purpose: Residential

The Strathmore Place Historic District was placed on the National Register on Dec. 17, 1998.

History: Strathmore Place Historic District homes were built along a U-shaped drive off East Parkway North as an isolated residential area that would be protected against the effects of unregulated development and traffic. An earlier example was the Fountain Court Subdivision. Strathmore Place’s plat was first established in March 1917 by real estate agent Ernest C. Cook, who constructed his own home in the district.

 

Map:

Outline of the Strathmore Place Historic District.

Map of the district used in its National Register nomination.

 

City Council District: 5

Super District: 9

County Commission District: 7

DON NEWMAN