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Beardsley Avenue Historic District (added 2003 - - #03000979)
405 W to 441 E Beardsley Ave., 700 blk N. Riverside; Island Park , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Moore, William S. et al., Tornock, Enoch Hill
Architectural Style: Prairie School, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
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

Beardsley, Albert R., House (added 1978 - - #78000030)
Also known as Ruthmere (A 1910 House Museum)
302 E. Beardsley Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turnock,Enock Hill
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Library

Beardsley, Dr. Havilah, House (added 2000 - - #00000716)
Also known as Havilah Beardsley Mansion
102 W. Beardsley Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Beardsley, Havilah
Significant Year: 1848
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bickel,Emmanuel C., House (added 1979 - - #79000014)
614 Bower St. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Bickel,Emmanuel C.
Significant Year: 1870
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bonneyville Mills (added 1976 - - #76000020)
2.5 mi. E of Bristol on CR 131 , Bristol
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Bridge Street Bridge (added 2009 - - #09000755)
Also known as Elkhart County Bridge #387
Bridge St. aver St. Joseph R. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Maddocks, H.L., Moore, William S.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Education, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Bristol--Washington Township School (added 1991 - - #91001164)
Also known as Bristol High School
304 W. Vistula St. , Bristol
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ellwood,A.H., Selby,George
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, School
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Museum

Bucklen Theatre (added 1986 - - #76000021)
Also known as Elkhart Opera House
S. Main and Harrison Sts. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Buescher Band Instrument Company Building (added 1996 - - #86002714)
Also known as The Buescher Building
225 E. Jackson Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Performing Arts, Invention, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Conn, Charles Gerard, Mansion (added 2007 - - #07001278)
Also known as Strong-Conn Mansion
723 Strong Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Welter, L.H., Ellwood, A.H. & Son
Architectural Style: Italianate, Classical Revival
Historic Person: Conn, Charles Gerard
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Invention
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

Coppes, Frank and Katharine, House (added 1990 - - #90001783)
Also known as Victorian Guest House
302 E. Market St. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Frazier,Henry
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Historic Person: Coppes,Frank
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Downtown Nappanee Historic District (added 1990 - - #90000324)
Main and Market Sts. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Health Care, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Hospital, Post Office, Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Post Office, Rail-Related

Elkhart County Courthouse (added 1980 - - #80000034)
Courthouse Sq. , Goshen
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Patton & Miller, Barrows & Company
Architectural Style: Italian Villa, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Elkhart Downtown Commercial Historic District (added 1997 - - #97001178)
Roughly along Main St., roughly bounded by E. Jackson, and Second Sts., Waterfall Dr., and Tyler Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turnock, Enoch Hill
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Civic, Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Museum, Specialty Store, Theater

Elkhart River Race Industrial District (added 1986 - - #86003878)
Roughly bounded by E. Jackson Blvd., Clark St., Elkhart Ave., and Elkhart River , Elkhart
Owner: Private

Fort Wayne Street Bridge (added 2005 - - #05001018)
Also known as Indiana Avenue Bridge
Indiana Ave. over Elkhard R , Goshen
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Fowler, Solomon, Mansion (added 2003 - - #03000974)
11505 W. Vistula St. , Bristol
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Goshen Carnegie Public Library (added 1983 - - #83000028)
Also known as Goshen Public Library
202 N. 5th St. , Goshen
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: go, Patton,Fisher, & Miller of Chica
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Goshen Historic Distriict (added 1983 - - #83000029)
Also known as See Also:Elkhart County Courthouse
Bounded by Pike, RR, Cottage, Plymouth, Main, Purl, the Canal, and Second Sts. , Goshen
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Library, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Library, Single Dwelling

Green Block (added 1980 - - #80000035)
Also known as Smith Frye Building
109-115 E. Lexington , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ellwood,A. H.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Koerting, William and Helen, House (added 2009 - - #09001128)
Also known as 039-186-33001
2625 Greenleaf Blvd. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dow, Alden
Architectural Style: International Style
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lerner Theatre (added 1980 - - #80000036)
Also known as Elco Theatre
401 S. Main St. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vitchum,K. V., Lerner,Harry E.
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Miller, Arthur, House (added 1992 - - #92000184)
Also known as 253 East Market Guesthouse
253 E. Market St. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Frazier,Clarence E.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Monteith, Mark L. and Harriet E., House (added 1985 - - #85003124)
871 E. Beardsley Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Historic Person: Monteith,Harriet
Significant Year: 1935, 1908
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Nappanee West Park and Pavilion (added 1994 - - #94000231)
Also known as Community Park of Nappanee;Nappanee Westside Park and Pavili
Jct. of Nappanee and Van Buren Sts. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Outdoor Recreation, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park

Nappaness Eastside Historic District (added 2003 - - #03001321)
Roughly bounded by Market, Main, John and Summit Sts. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turnock, E Hill, Frazier, Henry F and Clarence Elbert
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Puterbaugh, Joseph and Sarah, Farm (added 1995 - - #95000198)
Also known as Puterbaugh--Haines House
59123 Co. Rd. 9 , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Rohrer, Joseph J., Farm (added 1990 - - #90000330)
Also known as Rohrer Place
24394 Co. Rd. 40 , Goshen
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

St. John of the Cross Episcopal Church, Rectory and Cemetery (added 1980 - - #80000037)
601 and 611 E. Vistula Rd. , Bristol
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

St. John's Lutheran Church (added 1994 - - #94001349)
Jct. of Co. Rds. 15 and 32, NE corner , Goshen
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Apple, George, Galentine, Albert
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, European
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Social
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Meeting Hall

Stahly--Nissley--Kuhns Farm (added 1990 - - #90001793)
Also known as Amish Acres
1600 W. Market St. , Nappanee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Horticulture Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

State Street--Division Street Historic District (added 1999 - - #99000255)
Roughly both sides of State and Division Sts. between Main and Monroe , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turnock, E. Hill
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

U.S. Post Office (added 1982 - - #82005253)
301 E. Lincoln Ave. , Goshen
Owner: Federal

Violett, William N., House (added 1984 - - #84001026)
Also known as Jack Dueck Residence
3004 S. Main St. , Goshen
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Violett,William N.
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Violett--Martin House and Gardens (added 2007 - - #07000978)
Also known as 039-243-53241
2612 S. Main , Goshen
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Martin, Earnest
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Garden, Horticulture Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Garden, Single Dwelling

Young Women's Christian Association (added 1991 - - #91000257)
Also known as Elkhart Y.W.C.A.;Lexington House
120 W. Lexington Ave. , Elkhart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turnock, Enoch Hill
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business




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