Historic Markers Across Alabama

The Park Avenue Historical District

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Location: at the intersection of Park Avenue and Rockland Drive, Hoover, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 24.102    W 086° 51.366
  33.4017    -86.8561
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDAWW


51 Structures, 70% residential, built early 20th century to post World War II period. The 1885 sale of Gardner Hale's land began the housing development. The 33 acre 1924 Independent Presbyterian Church Children's Fresh Air Farm, 1923 Bluff Park Elementary School were the most significant buildings.
Alabama Register
of Landmarks / Heritage 1998

Erected by Hoover Historical Society.

End of The Park Avenue Historical District