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PENNSYLVANIA - Blair County

Allegheny Furnace (added 1991 - - #91001131)
3400 Crescent Rd. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (added 1966 - - #66000648)
U.S. 22 , Johnstown
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

Altoona Armory (added 1991 - - #91000507)
327 Frankstown Rd., Logan Township , Altoona
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hersh,Frank Austin
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Arms Storage

Baker Mansion (added 1975 - - #75001619)
3500 Baker Blvd. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Long,Robert Cary Jr.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Blair County Courthouse (added 1976 - - #76001606)
423 Allegheny St. , Hollidaysburg
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gendell,David S.
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Broad Avenue Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000806)
Roughly along Broad Ave., from 23rd to 31st Sts. , Altoona
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

Central Trust Company Buildings (added 1984 - - #84000271)
Also known as Brett Building
1210-1218 11th Ave. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Economics, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Downtown Altoona Historic District (added 1992 - - #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
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 - - #04000885)
1330-1410 and 1409-1431 11th Ave. and 1331-1429 Ave. , Altoona
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

Dudley, Charles B., House (added 2001 - - #76001605)
802 Lexington Ave. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Dudley,Charles B.
Significant Year: 1909, 1898
Area of Significance: Science
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse

Etna Furnace (added 1973 - - #73001593)
Also known as See Also:Etna Furnace (Boundary Increase);Etna Furnace (Boun
N of Williamsburg, Catharine Township , Williamsburg
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 - - #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
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 - - #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
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

Fort Roberdeau (added 1974 - - #74001753)
Also known as The Lead Mine Fort
W of Culp off U.S. 220, Tyronne Township , Culp
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Highland Hall (added 1978 - - #78002351)
Also known as Courthouse Annex
517 Walnut St. , Hollidaysburg
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sloan,Samuel
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Hollidaysburg Historic District (added 1985 - - #85003158)
Also known as See Also:Blair County Courthouse;Highland Hall
Roughly bounded by Spruce, Bella, Blair, and Juniata Sts. , Hollidaysburg
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

Horseshoe Curve (added 1966 - - #66000647)
5 mi. W of Altoona on PA 193 , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pennsylvania Railroad
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Isett, Jacob, House and Store (added 1997 - - #97000290)
Also known as Arch Spring Farm
PA 1013, .3 mi. S of jct. with PA 1015, Tyrone Township , Arch Spring
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling

Knickerbocker Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000064)
4th, 5th and 6th Aves., Burgoon Rd., 40th and 41sts. , Altoona
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

Leap-the-Dips (added 1991 - - #91000229)
700 Park Ave. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morris,Edward Joy
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Work In Progress

Llyswen Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000807)
Coleridge, Logan, Aldrich bounded by Mill Run and Ward , Altoona
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

Mishler Theatre (added 1973 - - #73001592)
1208 12th Ave. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mishler,I.E.
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: 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

Noble, J. L. School (added 1996 - - #96000712)
209 12th Ave., Juniata , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shollar, Frederic J., Hersch, Frank A.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Work In Progress

Penn Alto Hotel (added 1989 - - #89000350)
12th St. and 13th Ave. , Altoona
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stevens,H.L.,Co.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Roaring Spring Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000133)
Roughly bounded by Barley, Lower, Walnut, Roosevelt, California, Hickory, Fairview, Sugar and N. Main Sts. , Roaring Spring
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

Roosevelt, F. D., Grade School--Greenfield High School (added 1999 - - #99000426)
Also known as Claysburg-Kimmel Junior-Senior High School
Bedford St. , Greenfield Township
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Royer, Daniel, House (added 1975 - - #75001620)
5 mi. SW of Williamsburg on PA 866, Woodbury Township , Williamsburg
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (added 1978 - - #78002350)
Also known as Brick Church
NE of Culp, Tyronne Township , Culp
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Tyrone Armory (added 1989 - - #89002083)
956 S. Logan Ave. , Tyrone
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Arms Storage

Tyrone Borough Historic District (added 1993 - - #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
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 - - #95000518)
Approximately 30 square blocks centered around Second and High Sts. , Williamsburg
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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