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Address VICTORIA AV Year Built 1892
Name Victoria Avenue Builder
Architect Hosp, Franz P. Style
Original Use Contemporary Use
City Landmark - #8 - 6/11/1969
National Register of Historic Places - 10/26/2000
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This seven-mile divided avenue, from Myrtle Street to the city limits, was planned by Matthew Gage, canal builder and developer of Arlington Heights subdivision. The original planting was supervised by Franz P. Hosp, famed landscape architect.
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This landscaped divided avenue was developed to connect the 1890 Arlington Heights subdivision to downtown. Grading was completed in 1892. Landscape architect Franz P. Hosp supervised the original planting; the avenue now includes 90 species of trees as well as numerous shrubs.
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