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PENNSYLVANIA - Berks County - Vacant / Not In Use

Allegheny Aqueduct (added 1984 - - #84003105)
Also known as Gibraltar Aqueduct
Berks County - PA 724 and Allegheny Creek , Gibraltar
(10 acres, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pettitt & Kimber, Beecher,Ephraim
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Brobst Mill (added 1990 - - #90001613)
Berks County - Off T 814 on Pine Cr., Albany Township , Lenhartsville
(9 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Christman, Philip, House (added 1973 - - #73001588)
Also known as Uhlrich Beidler House
Berks County - 1 mi. SE of Bally at the Berks , Bally
(650 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: NONE LISTED.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Cotton and Maple Streets School (added 1986 - - #86001676)
Berks County - Cotton and Maple Sts. , Reading
(2 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Meinholz,George, Head,Hiram S.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Social, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Civic

Deisher, H. K., Knitting Mill (added 1985 - - #85001963)
Berks County - 56 Noble St. , Kutztown
(3 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Dreibelbis Mill (added 1990 - - #90001614)
Berks County - Jct. of Dreibelbis Mill and Bellevue Rds., Perry Township , Shoemakersville
(110 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Foos, Charles S., Elementary School (added 1983 - - #83004191)
Also known as Douglass and Weiser School
Berks County - Douglass and Weiser Sts. , Reading
(2 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Scholl,Edward
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Hartman Cider Press (added 1988 - - #87002205)
Berks County - Keim Rd., 1.1 mi. W of Lobachsville , Lobachsville
(9 acres, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Joanna Furnace Complex (added 1980 - - #80003426)
Berks County - N of Morgantown on PA 10, Robeson Township , Morgantown
(138 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: RUTTER,THOMAS, POTTS,SAMUEL
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Other, Vacant/Not In Use

Kauffman Mill (added 1990 - - #90001620)
Also known as Spengler Mill
Berks County - Jct. of Mill and Mill Hill Rds., Upper Bern Township , Shartlesville
(10 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Kemp's Hotel (added 1978 - - #78002344)
Berks County - E of Kutztown on US 222, Maxatawny Township , Kutztown
(10 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Keystone Hook and Ladder Company (added 1985 - - #85003447)
Also known as Keystone Fire House
Berks County - Second and Penn Sts. , Reading
(1 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mull,E.K.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Lerch Tavern (added 1979 - - #79002171)
Berks County - 182-184 W. Penn Ave , Wernersville
(90 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lerch,John Yost
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Restaurant
Current Function: Education, Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Long--Hawerter Mill (added 1990 - - #90001623)
Berks County - Longsdale Rd. at Little Lehigh Cr., Longswamp Township , Topton
(20 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Lutz, John F., Furniture Co. & Funerary (added 1996 - - #96000085)
Also known as Lutz, John F., Property
Berks County - 3559 & 3561 St. Lawrence Ave. , St. Lawrence
(9 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Mortuary, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Merkel Mill (added 1990 - - #90001625)
Berks County - Dreibelbis Station Rd. at Maiden Cr., Greenwich Township , Lenhartsville
(23 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Metropolitan Edison Building (added 1983 - - #83004192)
Berks County - 412 Washington St. , Reading
(11 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Chicago
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Old Swede's House (added 1974 - - #74001751)
Also known as Mouns Jones House
Berks County - Old Philadelphia Pike , Douglassville
(20 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jones,Mouns
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Pine Forge Mansion and Industrial Site (added 2004 - - #04000191)
Also known as Rutter's Mansion
Berks County - Pine Forge Rd and Douglass Dr., Pine Forge , Douglas Township
(240 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Okie, R. Brognard
Architectural Style: Federal, Early Republic
Historic Person: Rutter, Thomas
Significant Year: 1800, 1918
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Education, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: School

Queen Anne Historic District (added 2004 - - #04001227)
Berks County - Roughly bounded by Robeson St., North Third St., RR Tracks and Clinton St. , Reading
(1600 acres, 2405 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Fire Station, Library, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Red Men Hall (added 2000 - - #00000843)
Berks County - 831-833 Walnut St. , Reading
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Muhlenberg Bros., Landis Co.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Specialty Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Rieser Mill (added 1990 - - #90001628)
Berks County - Jct. of Grange and Cross Keys Rds., Bern Township , Leesport
(10 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Seyfert Mill (added 1990 - - #90001629)
Berks County - Jct. of Old US 22 and Campsite Rd., Upper Tulpehocken Township , Strausstown
(30 acres, 1 building, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Snyder Mill (added 1990 - - #90001630)
Berks County - Oley Line Rd. at Monocacy Cr., Exeter Township , Limekiln
(15 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Spannuth Mill (added 1990 - - #90001631)
Also known as Crosskill Mill
Berks County - Jct. of Frystown and Crosskill Creek Rds., Bethel Township , Frystown
(20 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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