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Colorado Ute Power Plant (added 1983 - - #83001323)
14th St. and Animas River , Durango
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Locomotive No. 315 (added 2008 - - #08001008)
Also known as D&RG No. 425; 5LP.302.3
479 Main Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baldwin Locomotive Works
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Durango High School (added 2001 - - #01001119)
Also known as Durango 9-R Administration Building
201 E. 12th St. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Thomas, Charles
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Durango Rock Shelters Archeology Site (added 1985 - - #85000260)
Also known as 5LP4134
Address Restricted , Durango
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Education, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Anasazi Basketmaker II, Anasazi Basketmaker III
Period of Significance: 499-0 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Underwater

Durango-Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad (added 1966 - - #66000247)
Right-of-way between Durango and Silverton , Durango
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Palmer,Gen. William J.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

East Third Avenue Historic Residential District (added 1984 - - #84000024)
Also known as The Boulevard;East Third Avenue Historic District
E. 3rd. Ave. between 5th, and 15th Sts. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

La Plata County Fairgrounds (added 1991 - - #91001031)
Also known as 5LP 1314
2500 Main Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cummins,Dan, Works Progress Administration
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fair

Main Avenue Historic District (added 1980 - - #80000907)
Also known as See Also:79000613
Main Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Specialty Store

Newman Block (added 1979 - - #79000613)
Also known as Newman Building,Kiva Building
801--813 Main Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other
Historic Person: Newman,Charles
Significant Year: 1891
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Ochsner Hospital (added 1995 - - #95000534)
Also known as La Plata County Hospital;Gable House;5LP1336
805 Fifth Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Health/Medicine
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Rochester Hotel (added 1996 - - #96000200)
Also known as Peeple's Hotel;5LP1210
726 E. Second Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Smiley Junior High School (added 2002 - - #02001462)
Also known as Smiley Building
1309 E 3rd Ave. , Durango
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thomas, Charles, Scheide, E.F.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Professional, School, Sport Facility, Theater

Spring Creek Archeological District (added 1983 - - #83001322)
Also known as Zabel Canyon Indian Ruins
Address Restricted , Bayfield
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: anasazi, athabascan, ute
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Village Site
Current Function: Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility

Ute Mountain Ute Mancos Canyon Historic District (added 1972 - - #72000273)
Address Restricted , Durango
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Anasazi
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Unoccupied Land




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