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Combs Addition Historic District

Combs Addition Historic District is a national historic district located at Gary, Indiana. The district encompasses 99 contributing buildings in an exclusively residential section of Gary. They were built between 1928 and 1959 and are examples of the American Small House cottage movement with Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival design elements.[2]

Combs Addition Historic District
Ellsworth south of Fourth in Gary.jpg
Ellsworth south of Fourth, March 2015
Combs Addition Historic District is located in Indiana
Combs Addition Historic District
Combs Addition Historic District is located in the United States
Combs Addition Historic District
Location400 and 500 blocks of Rutledge and Ellsworth Sts., and the 500 block of Marshall St. between 4th and 6th Aves., Gary, Indiana
Coordinates41°36′10″N 87°22′10″W / 41.60278°N 87.36944°W / 41.60278; -87.36944Coordinates: 41°36′10″N 87°22′10″W / 41.60278°N 87.36944°W / 41.60278; -87.36944
Area21.11 acres (8.54 ha)
Built1928 (1928)-1959
ArchitectCombs, Leslie
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Tudor Revival, American Small House
MPSHistoric Residential Suburbs in the United States, 1830-1960 MPS
NRHP reference #14000805[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 2014

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/29/14 through 10/03/14. National Park Service. 2014-10-10.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Gregg Abell (January 2013). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Combs Addition Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. and Accompanying photographs.