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Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Historic District
(added 1985 - Chatham County - #85001787)
Roughly bounded by Ardsley Pk., Chatham Crescent, Bull St., Baldwin Pk. and Ardmore , Savannah
(4000 acres, 998 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Lattimore,Henry H.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bethesda Home for Boys
(added 1973 - Chatham County - #73000614)
Also known as Bethesda
S of Savannah at Ferguson Ave. and Bethesda Rd. , Savannah
(6500 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School

Bonaventure Cemetery
(added 2001 - Chatham County - #01000035)
Also known as Bonaventure Plantation
Bonaventure Rd., 1 mi. N of US 80 , Savannah
(1600 acres, 2 buildings, 25 structures, 106 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Urban, Henry, et.al.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Other-Ethnic, Community Planning And Development, Art, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Institutional Housing, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Other, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Central of Georgia Depot and Trainshed
(added 1976 - Chatham County - #76000610)
Also known as See Also:Central of Georgia Railroad: Savannah Shops and Ter
W. Broad and Liberty Sts. , Savannah
(0 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schwaab,Augustus
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related

Central of Georgia Railroad: Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities
(added 1978 - Chatham County - #78000970)
Also known as See Also:70000199;76000610
W. Broad St. and Railroad Ave. , Savannah
(332 acres, 6 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Schwaab,Augustus
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Central of Georgia Railway Company Shop Property
(added 1970 - Chatham County - #70000199)
Also known as See Also:Central of Georgia Railroad: Savannah Shops and Ter
Between W. Jones St. and Louisville Rd. , Savannah
(0 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Wadley,William Morrill
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Cuyler--Brownville Historic District
(added 1998 - Chatham County - #98000028)
Also known as Cuyler-Brownsville Historic District
Roughly bounded by Anderson Ln., W. 31st St., Montgomery St., Victory Dr., Ogeechee Rd., and Hopkins St. , Savannah
(1600 acres, 977 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bergen, Cletus W.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Meldrim, Peter Wiltberger
Significant Year: 1867, 1868, 1883
Area of Significance: Social History, Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture, Health/Medicine, Education, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church School, Department Store, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Daffin Park--Parkside Place Historic District
(added 1999 - Chatham County - #99000554)
Bounded by Victory Dr., Waters Ave., Bee St. and 51st Street Ln. , Savannah
(1550 acres, 567 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nolen, John
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Eastside Historic District
(added 2002 - Chatham County - #02001292)
Also known as Collinsville
Roughly bounded by E. Broad, Cedar, Gwinnett and Anderson Sts. , Savannah
(1600 acres, 454 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., De Bruyn, J.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Fairway Oaks-Greenview Historic District
(added 2009 - Chatham County - #09000184)
Bounded approx. by DeRenne Dr., Waters Ave., Truman Pkwy., and Casey Canal, and the Live Oaks Golf Course , Savannah
(1050 acres, 204 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hampton, Mark Garrison, et al.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Fort Pulaski National Monument
(added 1966 - Chatham County - #66000064)
17 mi. W of Savannah, Cockspur Island , Savannah
(2600 acres, 3 buildings, 2 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bernard,Simon
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Military, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility, Fortification, Military Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Museum, Park

Fort Screven Historic District
(added 1982 - Chatham County - #82002393)
Tilton, Butler, Van Horn, Railroad and Alger Aves., and Pulaski Rd. , Tybee Island
(2050 acres, 50 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Marshall,Gen. George C.
Significant Year: 1896, 1906, 1946
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Engineering, Military, Landscape Architecture, Communications
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Military Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related

Gordonston Historic District
(added 2001 - Chatham County - #01000741)
Roughly bounded by Skidaway Rd., Goebel Ave., Gwinnett St., and Pennslyvania Ave. , Savannah
(800 acres, 126 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Park, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Isle of Hope Historic District
(added 1984 - Chatham County - #84003874)
Roughly bounded by Skidaway River, Parkersburg Rd., Island, Cornus, and Noble Glen Drs. , Savannah
(1000 acres, 83 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Low, Juliette Gordon, Historic District
(added 1966 - Chatham County - #66000276)
Also known as Andrew Low House and Carrige House
10 Oglethorpe Ave., E., 330 Drayton St., 329 Abercorn St. , Savannah
(5 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Norris, John S., Jay,William
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Italianate
Historic Person: Low,Juliette Gordon
Significant Year: 1818, 1821, 1912
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Museum, Organizational

Ossabaw Island
(added 1996 - Chatham County - #96000468)
7 mi. S of Savannah, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Bear R., Ogeechee R., and St. Catherine's Sound , Savannah
(250560 acres, 11 buildings, 2 structures, 9 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wallin,Henrik, Shipman,Ellen Biddle
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Architecture, Black, Agriculture
Cultural Affiliation: Spanish Mission, American Colonial, Archaic
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1900-1750 AD, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1749-1500 AD, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Camp, Garden, Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Single Dwelling

Savannah Historic District
(added 1966 - Chatham County - #66000277)
Bounded by E. Broad, Gwinnett, and W. Broad Sts. and the Savannah River , Savannah
(13000 acres, 1100 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , State , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Plaza, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Plaza, Single Dwelling

Savannah Victorian Historic District
(added 1974 - Chatham County - #74000665)
Also known as See Also:Savannah Victorian District (Boundary Increase)
Roughly bounded by Gwinnett, Price, Anderson, and Montgomery Sts. , Savannah
(1500 acres, 425 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Preston,William Gibbons, Eichburg,A.S.
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape

Savannah Victorian Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1982 - Chatham County - #82002392)
Also known as See Also:Savannah Victorian Historic District
Bounded by Gwinnett, Anderson and 31st Sts. , Savannah
(340 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Savannah and Ogeechee Canal
(added 1997 - Chatham County - #97000814)
Roughly along I-95, between the Savannah and Ogeechee Rs. , Chatham
(6110 acres, 15 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clinton, Dewitt, Reynolds, Loring Olmstead
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Government, Government, Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Public Works

Thomas Square Streetcar Historic District
(added 1997 - Chatham County - #97000813)
Also known as Garden Historic District;South Victorian Historic District;A
Roughly bounded by Anderson Ln., 42nd St., Victory Dr., E. Broad St., and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. , Savannah
(3140 acres, 1110 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Urban, Henry, Wallin, Henrik
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Black, Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Library, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: College, Government Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Tybee Island Back River Historic District
(added 1999 - Chatham County - #99000928)
Along Chatham Ave., from Tybee River to Venetian Dr. , Tybee Island
(300 acres)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Tybee Island Strand Cottages Historic District
(added 1999 - Chatham County - #98000971)
Also known as The Strand
Along Butler Ave., between 12 St. and 14th St. , Tybee Island
(100 acres, 18 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Solomon, AP, Sr., Furse, David Thomas, et al.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Vernonburg Historic District
(added 2000 - Chatham County - #00000714)
Also known as Vernonburgh
Dancy Ave., Rockwell Ave. and S. Rockwell Ave. , Vernonburg
(2850 acres, 38 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement, Community Planning And Development, European
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Hotel, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Wormsloe Plantation
(added 1973 - Chatham County - #73000615)
Isle of Hope and Long Island , Savannah
(8220 acres, 1 building, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Military, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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