NRHP: St. Charles Apartments

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St. Charles Apartments

St. Charles Apartments

NRHP Reference #: 85002138

NRHP Listing Date: 19850912


4717 Baldwin Ave, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

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When St. Charles Apartments were built in 1923-24, University Place, Nebraska, was an incorporated town with a population of about 5,000. Universitv Place was annexed by Lincoln in 1926. St. Charles was designed to accommodate sixteen dwelling units and was the first brick apartment house built in University Place and the only one erected before annexation. The building, which incorporates Neo-Classical Revival motifs, was constructed by William Henry Seng, a major contractor in the University Place area during the 1920s and 1930s.

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