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Ash Park Historic District
(added 1993 - Linn County - #93000899)
5th--7th Aves. N, between 6th and 8th Sts. NW , Mount Vernon
(177 acres, 32 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hartung, Daniel C.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
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

Bohemian Commercial Historic District
(added 2002 - Linn County - #02001539)
1000 to 1300 Blks of 3rd St. SE and 100 to 200 Blcks of 14ths Ave SE , Cedar Rapids
(199 acres, 48 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dennison & Hirons
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: European, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Mortuary, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Mortuary, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Central City Commercial Historic District
(added 2003 - Linn County - #02001027)
E. Main St. 300-400 blk., N. 4th St. to Commercial , Central City
(0 acres, 18 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sigmund, Paul
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Fire Station, Post Office, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Storage

Cornell College-Mount Vernon Historic District
(added 1980 - Linn County - #80001456)
Also known as See Also:King Memorial Chapel
Roughly bounded by RR tracks, College Blvd., N. 10th, N. 8th, and S. 3rd Aves., N. 2nd and S. 4th Sts. , Mount Vernon
(1000 acres, 75 buildings, 1 structure, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Dows Street Historic District
(added 2003 - Linn County - #02001026)
Dows St. bet. State and Main Sts. , Ely
(100 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Fire Station, Post Office, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Storage

Grant Wood's "Fall Plowing" Rural Historic Landscape District
(added 2003 - Linn County - #03000476)
0.5 mi. N of jct. of Matsell Ln. and Stone City Rd. , Viola
(1230 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Wood, Grant
Significant Year: 1931
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Natural Feature, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Natural Feature, Single Dwelling

Janko, Jan F. and Antonie, Farmstead District
(added 2000 - Linn County - #00001079)
Also known as Site No. 57-00620
4021 Vista Rd. , Ely
(16 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Janko, Jan F.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Marion Commercial Historic District
(added 2009 - Linn County - #09000930)
560-748 10th., 958-1298 7th Ave., 760-96 11th St., 766-76 13th St., 1108 8th Ave., and 969 6th Ave. , Marion
(110 acres, 29 buildings, 1 structure, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Connor, Amos H., Dieman, Charles A.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Library, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Mortuary, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Health Care, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Monument/Marker, Museum, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

May's Island Historic District
(added 1978 - Linn County - #78001240)
Between 1st and 5th Aves. on May Island , Cedar Rapids
(115 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wetmore,James A., Hunter & Hatton
Architectural Style: Moderne, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local
Historic Function: Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Civic, Correctional Facility, Government Office
Current Function: Government, Social
Current Sub-function: Capitol, Civic, Correctional Facility, Government Office

Minor, Josias L. and Elizabeth A., Farmstead District
(added 2000 - Linn County - #00001080)
Also known as Site No. 57-00508
7500 Ely Rd. , Ely
(10 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Minor, Josias L.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Mount Vernon Commercial Historic District
(added 1993 - Linn County - #93000898)
1st St. between 2nd and 1st Aves., N. , Mount Vernon
(35 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Josselyn and Taylor
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Notbohm Mill Archaeological District
(added 2000 - Linn County - #99001383)
Also known as Lafayette Mill
Address Restricted , Alburnett
(320 acres, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Industry, Engineering, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Processing
Current Function: Other

Podhajsky--Jansa Farmstead District
(added 2000 - Linn County - #00001082)
Also known as Site No. 57-05506
Hoosier Creek Rd. , Ely
(30 acres, 5 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jansa, Albert
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Pucker Street Historic District
(added 2002 - Linn County - #02001013)
Bounded by 13th St., 9th Ave., 20th St., and 8th Ave. , Marion
(130 acres, 50 buildings, 3 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pyle, Glenn O., Dieman, Charles A.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Redmond Park--Grande Avenue Historic District
(added 2001 - Linn County - #01000994)
Roughly bounded by US 151, Nineteenth St., and Washington Ave. , Cedar Rapids
(408 acres, 193 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Park, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Park, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Second and Third Avenue Historic District
(added 2000 - Linn County - #00000926)
1400 to 1800 blks of Second Ave. SE and Third Ave. SE , Cedar Rapids
(540 acres, 176 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Josselyn & Taylor
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Terrace Park Historic District
(added 2006 - Linn County - #06000953)
Roughly bounded by 10th Ave., 9th Ave., 11th St. and E side of 12th St. , Marion
(30 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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