National Register Historic Districts

Ardsley Park/ Chatham Crescent

Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent is a large, highly intact residential area developed, beginning in 1910 as two adjacent planned subdivisions. The plan of Ardsley Park, a regular grid with landscaped squares, is extremely important as it is a twentieth century variant of Oglethorpe’s original city plan. Chatham Crescent is an rare example in Georgia of a Beaux Arts influenced, “City Beautiful” type plan with a grand mall, crescent-shaped avenues, and small circular parks incorporated into a basic grid pattern.

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Daffin Park/ Parkside

The Daffin Park-Parkside Historic District features two distinct elements: the Beaux Arts-inspired Daffin Park that occupies the north half of the district and Parkside, a residential subdivision that contains mostly early twentieth-century single dwellings on twenty square blocks. Named for Philip Daffin, the first Chairman of the Savannah Park and Tree Commission, Daffin Park features the symmetry and axiality of the neighboring Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Historic District to the west. read more…

Gordonston

Gordonston is the newest neighborhood in Savannah to be named to the National Register of Historic Places. The Gordonston Historic District was officially listed on October 11, 2001. Gordonston is a lovely planned subdivision laid out in the early 20th century by the noted Gordon family of Savannah. read more…

Fairway Oaks/Greenview

The Fairway Oaks – Greenview Historic District consists of two contiguous and historically related suburban residential subdivisions developed between 1950 and the early 1960’s on the outskirts of Savannah. read more…

Isle of Hope

The Isle of Hope Historic District is a unique coastal riverside community dating from the early nineteenth through early twentieth centuries, located on a small inland island eight miles from downtown Savannah. It is bounded by the Skidaway River to the east and the non-historic development to the north, west and south. read more…

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