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PENNSYLVANIA - Blair County - Historic Districts

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
(added 1966 - Blair County - #66000648)
U.S. 22 , Johnstown
(11349 acres, 1 building, 13 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Commerce, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Broad Avenue Historic District
(added 2002 - Blair County - #02000806)
Roughly along Broad Ave., from 23rd to 31st Sts. , Altoona
(300 acres, 140 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beezer Brothers
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Downtown Altoona Historic District
(added 1992 - Blair County - #92000946)
Also known as See Also:Dudley,Charles P.,House;Central Trust Company Build
Roughly bounded by 11th Ave., 11th St., 15th Ave. and 13th St., also 700--1000 Lexington and 900--1000 Howard Aves. , Altoona
(460 acres, 229 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Downtown Altoona Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2004 - Blair County - #04000885)
1330-1410 and 1409-1431 11th Ave. and 1331-1429 Ave. , Altoona
(39 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Puderbaugh, D.G., Robinson, Charles M.
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Etna Furnace
(added 1973 - Blair County - #73001593)
Also known as See Also:Etna Furnace (Boundary Increase);Etna Furnace (Boun
N of Williamsburg, Catharine Township , Williamsburg
(1500 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Etna Furnace (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1991 - Blair County - #91001369)
Also known as See Also:Etna Furnace;Etna Furnace (Boundary Increase)
Roughly, area W of Etna Furnace buildings, N and S of Roaring Run , Mt. Etna
(940 acres)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Etna Furnace (Boundary Increase)
(added 1991 - Blair County - #91001145)
Also known as Mount Etna Furnace;Aetna Furnace;Aetna Iron Works;See Also:E
Roughly, area S and E of Frankstown Br. Juniata R. bend at Mt. Etna, Catherine Township , Mt. Etna
(1050 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Hollidaysburg Historic District
(added 1985 - Blair County - #85003158)
Also known as See Also:Blair County Courthouse;Highland Hall
Roughly bounded by Spruce, Bella, Blair, and Juniata Sts. , Hollidaysburg
(1023 acres, 426 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Hotel, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Knickerbocker Historic District
(added 2002 - Blair County - #02000064)
4th, 5th and 6th Aves., Burgoon Rd., 40th and 41sts. , Altoona
(135 acres, 153 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Knickerbocker Contracting Co.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Llyswen Historic District
(added 2002 - Blair County - #02000807)
Coleridge, Logan, Aldrich bounded by Mill Run and Ward , Altoona
(600 acres, 166 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beezer Brothers, et.al.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Roaring Spring Historic District
(added 1995 - Blair County - #95000133)
Roughly bounded by Barley, Lower, Walnut, Roosevelt, California, Hickory, Fairview, Sugar and N. Main Sts. , Roaring Spring
(2330 acres, 573 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Roaring Spring Planing Mill Co.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Other
Historic Person: Bare,Daniel Mathias
Significant Year: 1867
Area of Significance: Social History, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling

Tyrone Borough Historic District
(added 1993 - Blair County - #92001823)
Also known as See Also:Tyrone Armory
Roughly bounded by W. 14th St., Logan Ave., Bald Eagle Ave., the Little Juniata R., W. 8th St. and Jefferson Ave. , Tyrone
(1190 acres, 349 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Williamsburg Historic District
(added 1995 - Blair County - #95000518)
Approximately 30 square blocks centered around Second and High Sts. , Williamsburg
(1600 acres, 362 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rhule, David S.
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Professional, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Professional, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store




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