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ILLINOIS - Will County - Historic Districts

Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic District
(added 2004 - Will County - #04000163)
Also known as Lock & Dam 3
1100 Brandon Rd. , Joliet
(929 acres, 1 building, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith, Walter Mickle
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: State , Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Downtown Peotone Historic District
(added 2005 - Will County - #05001253)
Roughly N. First St. and both sides of N. Second St., roughly bounded by the alley S of Main and N by North St. , Peotone
(75 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility

Joliet East Side Historic District
(added 1980 - Will County - #80001418)
Also known as See Also:Jacob H. Henry House
Roughly bounded by Washington and Union Sts., 4th and Eastern Aves. , Joliet
(1000 acres, 275 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Joliet Steel Works
(added 1991 - Will County - #91000088)
Also known as Joliet Works of the Union Coal, Iron and Transportation Comp
927 Collins St. , Joliet
(160 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Lockport Historic District
(added 1975 - Will County - #75000676)
Also known as Canal and Downtown Area;See Also:Will County Historical Soci
Area between 7th and 11th Sts. and Canal and Washington Sts. , Lockport
(316 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Lockport Lock, Dam and Power House Historic District
(added 2004 - Will County - #04000167)
Also known as Lock 2 and Controlling Works
2502 Channel Dr. , Lockport
(442 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Barrett, Frederick L., Smith, Walter Mickle
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related

McGovney--Yunker Farmstead
(added 2006 - Will County - #06000448)
Also known as Yunker Farm
10824 LaPorte Rd. , Mokena
(300 acres, 9 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Upper Bluff Historic District
(added 1991 - Will County - #91000687)
Roughly bounded by Taylor, Center and Campbell Sts. and Raynor Ave. , Joliet
(1350 acres, 517 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Strong,Charlotte, Weese,James
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling




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