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KANSAS - Shawnee County - Vacant / Not In Use

Curtis Junior High School (added 2001 - - #01001126)
Shawnee County - 316 NW Grant St. , Topeka
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Williamson, Thomas Wilson
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Dillon House (added 2006 - - #06001171)
Also known as 177-5400-0565
Shawnee County - 404 W. Ninth St. , Topeka
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bennett, Henry
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Historic Person: Dillon, Hiram Price
Significant Year: 1913
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Fire Station No. 2--Topeka (added 2002 - - #02000715)
Shawnee County - 719-723 Van Buren , Topeka
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Williamson, Thomas Wilson
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Grand Opera House (added 1986 - - #80001474)
Also known as Grand Theater
Shawnee County - 615 Jackson St. , Topeka
(10 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use

Jayhawk Hotel, Theater and Walk (added 1982 - - #82002675)
Also known as Jayhawk Theater and Jayhawk Walk;The Jayhawk Complex
Shawnee County - 700 Jackson Ave. , Topeka
(6 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leepr,John M., Williamson,Thomas W.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

McCauley Bridge (added 1985 - - #85001427)
Shawnee County - 0.5 mi. S of Auburn , Auburn
(9 acres, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Topeka Bridge & Iron
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ross Row Houses (added 1998 - - #98001329)
Shawnee County - 513, 515, 517, 517 1/2, 519, 521 Van Buren St. , Topeka
(9 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ross, William Wallace
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Museum

Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Building (added 2009 - - #09001169)
Also known as 177-5400-01246
Shawnee County - 1149 SW Lincoln , Topeka
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Wakarusa Hotel (added 1979 - - #79000955)
Shawnee County - Main St. , Wakarusa
(10 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress




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