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Arlington Place, 331 Cotton Avenue, Southwest, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL



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Item Title
Arlington Place, 331 Cotton Avenue, Southwest, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Location
Southwest, Birmingham, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AL-424
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N349).
Building/structure dates: 1842 initial construction
Significance: The Arlington House, constructed in the mid-1840s by Judge William S. Mudd, is representative of a Greek Revival-style plantation house. It, moreover, is the last remaining antebellum house in Birmingham. It is also significant for its owners and their accomplishments in the Iron and Cotton Gin Industries.

Subjects
Mansions
Domestic Life
Military Headquarters


Related Names
Mudd, William S.
Munger, R. S.
Munger, Mrs. Alexander S.
Wilson, Gen. James B.
Longfeather
Bush, Alex, Photographer
Floyd, Katherine, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Miles, Mrs. Myrtle, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 FRONT ELEVATION (GENERAL VIEW)
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 FRONT (NORTH) AND WEST ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 WEST ELEVATION (GENERAL VIEW)
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 5, 1937 REAR ELEVATION (TOWARDS NORTH EAST)
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 REAR (SOUTH) AND EAST ELEVATION (GEN. VIEW)
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 EAST ELEVATION OF MAIN BUILDING
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 LOOKING EAST ON SECOND FLOOR PORCH
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 CLOSE-UP OF MAIN ENTRANCE
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 FRONT OF HALL (GENERAL VIEW)
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 GENERAL VIEW IN PARLOR (NO. AND WEST WALLS)
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 5, 1937 MANTEL ON WEST WALL OF PARLOR
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 5, 1937 MANTEL ON EAST WALL OF NO. EAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
13. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 5, 1937 GENERAL VIEW TOWARDS NO. IN MAIN HALL, SECOND FLOOR
14. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 LOOKING EAST ON FRONT PORCH
15. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 REAR HALL (GENERAL VIEW) SHOWING STAIRS
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 MANTEL ON EAST WALL OF SOUTH EAST ROOM
17. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 VIEW ACROSS MAIN HALL INTO DINING ROOM
18. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 5, 1937 MANTEL ON WEST WALL OF S. W. ROOM
19. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 MANTEL ON EAST WALL OF SOUTH EAST REAR ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
20. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 VIEW TOWARDS WEST OF WALKWAY BETWEEN DINING ROOM AND MAIN BUILDING
21. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 VIEW OF GARDEN AND SUMMER HOUSE
22. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 FRONT ELEVATION DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN
23. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 LOOKING EAST AT OUT BUILDINGS, ALSO DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN
24. EXTERIOR VIEW, FRONT (NORTH) AND SIDE (EAST) ELEVATIONS
25. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING TOWARD THE NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM THE NORTH NORTHWEST
26. PERSPECTIVE VIEW LOOKING FROM THE NORTHWEST TOWARD THE NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
27. PERSPECTIVE VIEW LOOKING FROM THE SOUTHWEST
28. EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING FROM THE SOUTHEAST
29. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF THE SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING FROM THE SOUTHEAST
30. VIEW OF COVERED WALKWAY LEADING FROM SOUTH PORCH TO THE MUSEUM OFFICE & EMPLOYEE DINING ROOM, LOOKING FROM THE PERGOLA AT THE WEST END OF THE FORMAL GARDEN (NOTE THE DINING ROOM WAS BUILT AS THE GARAGE)
31. VIEW FROM THE VICINITY OF THE COVERED WALKWAY LOOKING TO THE PERGOLA OR SUMMER HOUSE AT THE WEST END OF THE FORMAL GARDEN
32. INTERIOR VIEW, MUSIC ROOM LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE ON THE FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO THE FIREPLACE IN THE EAST WALL
33. INTERIOR VIEW, DINING ROOM LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE ON THE FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO THE FIREPLACE IN THE EAST WALL (NOTE DOORWAY TO THE MUSIC ROOM ON THE LEFT (NORTH) SIDE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH)
34. INTERIOR VIEW, FORMAL PARLOR LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE CENTRAL PASSAGE, LOOKING SOUTH TO NORTH (NOTE FIREPLACE IN THE NORTH END OF THE WEST EXTERIOR WALL & DOOR LEADING INTO THE ROOM FROM THE EAST)
35. DUPLICATE VIEW OF HABS No. AL-424-34
36. INTERIOR VIEW, VIEWING PANEL CUT INTO THE FLOOR OF THE MUSIC ROOM
37. INTERIOR VIEW, CENTRAL PASSAGE AND STAIRCASE LEADING TO THE SECOND FLOOR; THE STAIR RISES AT THE EAST WALL OF THE PASSAGE
38. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR HALL LOOKING NORTH TO SOUTH
39. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE LOOKING TOWARD THE EAST WALL (NOTE: WALLPAPER AND FIREPLACE)
40. INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE
41. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM LOCATED IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE (NOTE: WALLPAPER)
42. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE HOUSE LOOKING TO THE WEST WALL (NOTE: CENTRALLY LOCATED FIREPLACE)
43. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING TOWARD THE NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM THE NORTHEAST
44. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING TOWARD THE NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION FROM THE NORTH NORTHWEST (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL-424-25)
45. PERSPECTIVE VIEW LOOKING FROM THE NORTHWEST TOWARD THE NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL-424-26)
46. INTERIOR VIEW, MUSIC ROOM LOCATED AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE ON THE FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO THE FIREPLACE IN THE EAST WALL (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL-424-32)
47. INTERIOR VIEW, DINING ROOM LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE ON THE FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING TO THE FIREPLACE IN THE EAST WALL (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL-424-33)
48. INTERIOR VIEW, FORMAL PARLOR LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE CENTRAL PASSAGE, LOOKING SOUTH TO NORTH (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL-424-34)
49. INTERIOR VIEW, DETAIL VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE (DUPLICATE OF HABS No. AL424-40)


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