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Highland Park

Location: Between Highland & Pontiac Avenues along Miami Street in the triangle park, south of downtown Lafayette. (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)

Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau and Highland Park Neighborhood Association.

ID# : 79.1997.1

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Neighborhood in late-Victorian "landscape garden suburb" style, designed by Cincinnati firm, Earnshaw and Punshon. Platted 1891, 1893. Houses are of a wide variety of architectural styles. Important for this suburban development was 1892 spur on existing 1888 electric streetcar system. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1996.

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Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Buildings and Architecture