Delray Beach Historic Homes
Historic Homes & Property For Sale In Delray Beach
Delray Beach is home to five (5) Historic Districts listed in the Local Register of Historic Places.
Old School Square Historic District
Situated in the original geographic center of town, this fifteen block district features 176 structures, of which 101 are contributing (50 years old or older) buildings. The district provides the initial footprint for the settlement and development of the town. Every Pre-World War I and II Vernacular architectural style in the City can be found here. Rezoned for mixed use in 1990, Old School Square Historic District is proof that adaptive reuse of historic buildings increases the economic feasibility of restoring many of the town's most significant buildings.View Map >
Nassau Park Historic District
Seventeen (17) one- and two-story Cape Cod Colonial Revival cottages comprise the Nassau Park Historic District, located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean on the south side of Atlantic Avenue. Platted in 1935, the district recalls the prosperity, pleasure, and style, which was the essence of the 1930s resort life in the City. The scale, dimension, and proportion of these modest homes are irreplaceable. Distinctive horizontal clapboard siding with multi-paned windows and elaborate doorways define these classic cottages.View Map
Del-Ida Park Historic District
The Del-Ida Park Historic District consists of 58 acres containing 151 structures. With a total of 47 contributing buildings in the Mediterranean Revival style and Craftsman Bungalow designs, this residential neighborhood was platted in 1923. One of Delray's first planned developments; the Del-Ida Park Historic district features a unique, diagonal street pattern with curvilinear corners creating triangular blocks with varying street frontages.View Map
Marina Historic District
Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway and built around the town's City Marina, the Marina Historic District displays a variety of architectural styles. Streamline Moderne, Colonial Revival, Mediterranean Revival, and Bungalows blend with the distinctive sub-tropical landscape. With its narrow and shaded streets, and the City Marina as a focal point, this is the town's most pedestrian oriented neighborhood. The district contains 96 buildings of which 51 are contributing.View Map
West Settlers Historic District
The West Settlers Historic District has a high threshold of historical significance. It is culturally meaningful for its association with the pioneering African-American families who helped settle the City. Education and religion were the two most important institutions in the early days of the neighborhood. A school, three churches, and a Masonic Lodge were all established within the West Settlers Historic District between 1895 and 1920. The district contains 53 structures, 23 of which have historic status.View Map
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Individually Listed Historic Properties
There are many buildings, sites, and structures which can be considered "historic" due to their age and architectural or historical significance but cannot be designated as part of a district based on their lack of a contiguity to other similar historic resources. The City of Delray Beach has twenty-six (26) such properties that include everything from residences and churches to museums and bridges. Below is a list of the current individually listed historic resources that have been individually designated historic, pursuant to LDR 4.5.1(B).
DELRAY BEACH HISTORIC PROPERTIES
- Scott House - 19 Andrews Avenue
- Fontaine Fox House - 610 & 615 N Ocean Blvd
- Site of School No. 4 - NW 5th Ave
- Free Masons of Delray Beach - 85 NW 5th Ave
- The Koch House - 777 N Ocean Blvd
- Sundy Feed Store (relocated to Palm Beach Fairgrounds)
- Historic Depot Square - 1525 West Atlantic Ave
- The Colony Hotel & North Annex - 525 East Atlantic Ave
- Milton-Meyers Post No. 65 American Legion of the U.S. - 263 NE 5th Ave
- George Bush Boulevard Bridge - NE 8th St Bridge
- The Price House - 1109 Sea Spray Ave
- The Turner House - 145 NE 6th Ave
- Atlantic Avenue Bridge - East Atlantic Ave at the Intracoastal
- S.E. O'Neal House - 910 NE 2nd Ave
- Greater Mt Olive Baptist Church - 40 NW 4th Ave
- St. Paul's African Methodist Episcopal Church - 119 NW 5th Ave
- St. Matthews Episcopal Church - 404 SW 3rd Ave
- Solomon Spady House - 170 NW 5th Ave
- Susan Williams House - 30 NW 3rd Ave (relocated to 154 NW 5th Ave)
- The Blank House - 85 SE 6th Ave
- The Monterey House - 20 N Swinton Ave
- The Sandoway House - 142 S Ocean Blvd
- The Historic Bungalow - 24 N Swinton Ave
- Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - 400 N Swinton Ave
- The Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach - 36 Bronson Street
- Water House - 916-918 NE 5th Street
- Amelung House - 102 NE 12th Street
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Listing information last updated on December 13th, 2018 at 8:00am EST.