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NEW JERSEY - Mercer County - Historic Districts

Berkeley Square Historic District
(added 1980 - Mercer County - #80002499)
Roughly bounded by W. State St., Parkside, Riverside, and Overbrook Aves. , Trenton
(259 acres, 104 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weir,Eldridge G.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Delaware and Raritan Canal
(added 1973 - Mercer County - #73001105)
Follows the Delaware River to Trenton, then E to New Brunswick , Trenton
(0 acres, 20 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Harbourton Historic District
(added 1974 - Mercer County - #74001167)
Jct. of Harbourton/Rocktown Rd. and Harbourton/Mt. Airy Rd. , Harbourton
(70 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Jugtown Historic District
(added 1987 - Mercer County - #86003670)
Nassau and Harrison Sts., Harrison St. N, and Evelyn Pl. , Princeton Borough
(150 acres, 19 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Colonial Revival, Colonial
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Kingston Mill Historic District
(added 1986 - Mercer County - #86000707)
Roughly bounded by Herrontown, River, Princeton-Kingston Rds., and lots W of Princeton Twp. , Princeton
(490 acres, 16 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Colonial, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Greenland,HEnry
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Engineering, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Lake Carnegie Historic District
(added 1990 - Mercer County - #90001000)
Roughly bounded by Lake Carnegie shoreline from Conrail bridge at W end to dam W of Kingston at E end , Princeton
(2620 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , State , Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Road-Related, Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Road-Related, Sport Facility

Lawrence Township Historic District
(added 1972 - Mercer County - #72000799)
Also known as See Also:Lawrenceville School
Lawrenceville and vicinity N, including both sides of U.S. 206 , Lawrenceville
(5500 acres, 45 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Olmstead,Frederick Law, Peabody & Stearns
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Colonial, Federal
Historic Person: Wilder,Thornton
Area of Significance: Transportation, Literature, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: School, Single Dwelling

Lawrenceville School
(added 1986 - Mercer County - #86000158)
Also known as Lawrenceville School National Historic Landmark;See Also:Law
Main St. , Lawrenceville
(177 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Olmsted,Fredick Law, Peabody & Stearns
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School

Mill Hill Historic District
(added 1977 - Mercer County - #77000880)
Also known as See Also:Douglass House;Mercer Street Friends Center
Roughly bounded by Clay, Jackson, Front, Market, Broad, and Greenwood Sts. , Trenton
(315 acres, 284 buildings, 2 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Business, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Mountain Avenue Historic District
(added 1995 - Mercer County - #94001604)
73--143 Mountain Ave. , Princeton
(90 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Phillips, Joseph, Farm
(added 1977 - Mercer County - #77000879)
Also known as Howell Farm
N of Titusville on Hunter Rd. , Titusville
(1250 acres, 2 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1700-1749
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Pleasant Valley Historic District
(added 1991 - Mercer County - #91000676)
Also known as See Also:Phillips, Joseph, Farm
Centered on jct. of Pleasant Valley Rd. with Woodens Ln. and Hunter Rd., Hopewell and West Amwell Twps. , Lambertville
(15650 acres, 52 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Georgian
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Early American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling

Princessville Inn
(added 1982 - Mercer County - #80002497)
E of Lawrenceville at 3510 Princeton Pike , Lawrenceville
(34 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Princeton Battlefield Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1989 - Mercer County - #89000761)
Also known as Princeton Battlefield--Stony Brook Village Historic District
Roughly Quaker Rd. from Stockton Rd. to Stony Brook , Princeton
(2850 acres, 15 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Research Facility, Single Dwelling

Princeton Historic District
(added 1975 - Mercer County - #75001143)
Also known as See Also:Nassau Hall;Henry,Joseph,House;Morven;President`s H
Irregular pattern between Lytle St. and Haslet Ave. from Lovers Lane to Olden Sts. , Princeton
(2250 acres)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian, Colonial
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1747, 1783, 1825
Area of Significance: Transportation, Education, Politics/Government, Invention, Agriculture, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Commerce, Communications
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, College, Rail-Related, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, College, Monument/Marker, Rail-Related

State House District
(added 1976 - Mercer County - #76001161)
Also known as See Also:State House Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Roughly bounded by Capitol Plaza, Willow, State and Lafayette Sts. , Trenton
(250 acres, 54 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Notman,John,et al.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Beaux Arts, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Military, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, College, Government Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: Capitol, College, Government Office, Multiple Dwelling

State House Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #92000295)
Also known as State House Annex;See Also:State House District
W. State St. S side, W of New Jersey State House , Trenton
(4 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kelly,Hugh A., Hunt,J. Osborne
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Government Office, Library, Museum
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Stockton Street Historic District
(added 2005 - Mercer County - #05001331)
126-136 Stockton St., 219-237 Rogers Ave. , Hightstown
(144 acres, 75 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Titusville Historic District
(added 1983 - Mercer County - #83001604)
River Dr. , Titusville
(820 acres, 100 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Industry, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Windsor Historic District
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #88001710)
Roughly bounded by properties along Main St. and Church St. , Windsor
(570 acres, 62 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling




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