The Heart of Kensington - Neighborhood Preservation Advocacy

Lace up your time travelin' shoes!

Walking Tour: Historical Designations in Kensington.  Until our next open homes tour, stroll around Kensington and view some of our architectural and historical gems from the outside.  This is the complete list of designated historical resources in Kensington.


1910 Duehn-St. John Residence

 4720 Kensington Drive     Behind Bleu Boheme
1927 Cora M. and Cora Lee Wells House
4990 Canterbury Drive
1926 Wiliam F. & Leta B. Gernandt House
5002 Canterbury Drive
1949 Chris Cosgrove House
5310 Canterbury Drive         Custom Ranch House
1931 Forbes-Requa Model Home
5318 Canterbury Drive         Designed by Richard Requa
1929 Charles "Dick" Bowman House
  5309 Marlborough Drive
1929 Edward C. Mann House
4234 Ridgeway Drive
1931 Yngvar & Bertha Laws / Wayne & Corine McAllister House
4357 Ridgeway Drive
1941 A.L. and Cleveland Dennstedt House
4372 Ridgeway Drive
1926 George H. Prudden House
5159 Marlborough Drive
1928 James Gibson Spec House #1
4241 Hilldale Road
1927 George T. Forbes Spec House #1
  5191 Hastings Road
1929 Lawrence Anderson Spec House #1
   5183 Hastings Road 
1928 Thomas J. and Rosa Lee Gester House
  5183 Bristol Road
1927 Daniel McConnell / Herbert Bathrick House
  4380 Hilldale Road
1929 Beth-Sarim: House of the Princes
4440 Braeburn Road
1929 The 4182 Rochester Road Residence
  4182 Rochester Road 
1929 Louise Severin Spec House #1
  4185 Rochester Road
1929 Roy and Edith Rinehard House
  4195 Norfolk Terrace
1929 Carleton and France Bunce / Louise Severin House
  4179 Norfolk Terrace   
1928 Elmo and Angeline Crabrtee Spec House #1
 4210 Norfolk Terrace
1930 Robert P. and Eugenie S. Sedlock House
  4228 Norfolk Terrace
1928 T.D. Biller House
  4119 Lymer Drive
1930 Americo and Stephna Rotta Spec House
  4958 Marlborough Drive
1929 Frank and Mary Burgar House
  4218 Biona Place
  4361 Argos Drive 
1928 Dr. Fredrick J. Walter House
  4381 Argos Drive
1929 Walter Casey House
4830 Hart Drive
1927 James P. and Florence E. Gibson / Charles Salyers House
4771 Vista Lane
1912 Oscar Grunert House

4679 Vista Street -

Moved from the site of the gas station on Adams Ave
1929 William P. Mayer House
  4647 Van Dyke Avenue
1930 Benjamin Torgerson / George Cooley Spec House #1
  4343 Adams Avenue
1926 The Wonder House of Stone
  4386 Adams Avenue          French Eclectic
1933 The Lindstrom House
4669 East Talmadge Drive
1930 George and Martha Murrin / Allen Hilton Spec House #1
4625 East Talmadge Drive
1926 Giles W. Brown House
  4617 East Talmadge Dr. 
1928 Henry and Bethel Hoffman House
  4552 East Talmadge Dr.      English Storybook Cottage

1935 Lt. Earl and Mildred De Long/William H. Wheeler/A. L. and A. E. Dennstedt House

4990 Westminster Terrace
1953 Kensington Neon Community Sign
Airspace over the 4100 block of Adams Avenue
1925 Maxwell and Frances Manning House

4640 Biona Drive

1928 Carl B. and Matilda G. Hays Spec House No.1
4909 Kensington Drive
1930 Robert and Cora Anderson and Leonard and Helga Johnson Spec. House #1
4363 North Talmadge Drive
1929 Louise Severin Spec. House #2
4970 Marlborough Drive
1931 George and Bertha Cooley/ Lois and Benjamin Torgerson Spec. House #1
5158 Marlborough Drive
1955 August and Ellen Ross House
4010 Wesleyan Place
1929 Ridgeway House
4256 Ridgeway
1929 Herman and Beulah Allen House
5006 Hastings Road
1911 Charles and Iva Crouch House
4756 Kensington Drive
1931 Augustus and Laura Rehkoph/Pear Pearson House
4302 Adams Avenue
1929 George Forbes Spec House #2
5358 Canterbury Drive
1912 Southern Building Company Spec. House #1
4632 Edgeware Road
1925 William and Mildred Schulenburg Spec. House #1
4633 Edgeware Road
1929 George and Mary Williams House
4117 Lymer Drive
1924 Dr. James and Leona Parker House
4637 Marlborough Drive
1926 Albert Eugene and Helen Riley House
5141 Marlborough Drive
1928 Paul L. & Nellie M. McCoy Spec House
5166 Marlborough Drive
1929 Mira Monte House
4234 Middlesex Drive
1928 J.W. Harlan and Carl and Matilda Hays Spec House #1
4165 Rochester Road

 

1928 Cecil and Dorothy Taylor/Louise Severin House

4170 Rochester Road

1930 Edward and Emma Barrett/Charles Tifal House

 

4156 Middlesex Drive

1929 Abraham and Mary Scott House

 

4949 Canterbury Drive

 

1928 Leslie and Louise Atherton House

5001 Canterbury Drive

 

1935 Cliff May House

4338 Adams Avenue

 

1937 Christian and Gertrude Baer/Dennstedt Company House

4600 Kensington Drive
1929 Claus and Hulda Lagerberg House
5058 Westminster Terrace
1928 Farrell and Merle Pack Speculation House
4668 East Talmadge Drive
1930 Carl and Matilda Hays/Elmer and Susie McCoy Spec House #1
4117 Middlesex Drive
1928 Vista del Valle
4348 Middlesex Drive
1926 Lewis and Annie Dodge Spec House #2
4653 Biona Drive
1912 W.F. Johnson Spec House #1
4757 Edgeware Road
1926 Lewis and Annie Dodge/Dodge Construction Company House
4649 Biona Drive
1927 Joe Kruger Spec House #1
4366 North Talmadge Drive
1926 Bertram and Ingeborg Carteri/Louis Gill Spec House #1
4379 North Talmadge Drive
1928 John and Grace Danner House
4608 Vista Street
1931 Lawrence and Dorothy Michel Spec House #1 
4824 Biona Drive
1929 Enrique and Esperanza Aldrete/Carl B. Hays House
5232 Marlborough Drive
1929 Frank and Johanna Linder/Louise Severin Spec House #1
4220 Norfolk Terrace
1928 Ernest and Margaret Leighton House
4126 Hilldale Road
1948 Leonard and Helga Johnson House
4343 Ridgeway
1926 Charles and Anna Stark House
4641 Vista Drive
1933 John and Maud Lockburner House
4820 Biona Drive
1928 Lewis and Annie Dodge House
5308 East Palisades

 

Check back later - more neighbors are obtaining historical designation every month!