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SOUTH CAROLINA - Richland County - Historic Districts

Allen University
(added 1975 - Richland County - #75001705)
1530 Harden St. , Columbia
(44 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Bellevue Historic District
(added 1997 - Richland County - #97001206)
Also known as Cottontown
Roughly bounded by Sumter St., Anthony Ave., Bull St., and Elmwood Ave. , Columbia
(430 acres, 177 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Benedict College Historic District
(added 1987 - Richland County - #87000809)
Roughly bounded by Laurel, Oak, Taylor and Harden Sts. on Benedict College campus , Columbia
(39 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Urquhart,James B.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Black, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Columbia Canal
(added 1979 - Richland County - #79002392)
E bank of the Broad and Congaree Rivers from the Diversion dam to the Southern RR Bridge , Columbia
(6480 acres, 5 buildings, 11 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holley,Byron
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Engineering
Cultural Affiliation: Nineteenth Century American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Park

Columbia Historic District I
(added 1971 - Richland County - #71000798)
Also known as Arsenal Hill; See Also:Arsenal Hill;Caldwell-Hampton-Boylest
Roughly bounded by Elmwood, Assembly, Laurel, and Wayne Sts. , Columbia
(250 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Industry, Architecture, Military, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Government, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Government Office

Columbia Historic District II
(added 1971 - Richland County - #71000799)
Also known as See Also:Picriccorn House; De Bruhl-Marshall House
Roughly bounded by Taylor, Richland, Pickens, and Barnwell Sts. , Columbia
(410 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills,Robert,et al.
Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Johnstone, Col. James, et al.
Significant Year: 1790, 1820, 1865
Area of Significance: Education, Politics/Government, Architecture, Military, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Columbia Historic District II (Boundary Increase)
(added 1982 - Richland County - #82003901)
Also known as See Also:Hall, Ainsley, House
Blanding, Laurel, Richland, Calhoun, Marion, Bull, Pickens, Henderson, and Barnwell Sts. , Columbia
(500 acres, 106 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills,Robert, et al.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Elmwood Park Historic District
(added 1991 - Richland County - #91000529)
Also known as See Also:Logan School;Wardlaw Junior High School
Roughly bounded by Elmwood Ave., Main St. and the SAL RR tracks , Columbia
(790 acres, 217 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Johnson,J.Carroll, Urquhart,James Burwell
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Elmwood Park Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2002 - Richland County - #02000477)
Also known as Fuller House
2113 Park St. , Columbia
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Forest Hills Historic District
(added 2007 - Richland County - #07001024)
Bounded by Gervais St., Manning St., Forest Dr., and Glenwood Rd. , Columbia
(1120 acres, 215 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kelsey, Harlan P., et.al.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Historic Person: Walker, Joseph
Significant Year: 1925
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling

Goodwill Plantation
(added 1986 - Richland County - #86000528)
Off US 378 , Eastover
(32857 acres, 10 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Black, Agriculture, Architecture, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Hotel

Granby Mill Village Historic District
(added 1993 - Richland County - #93000905)
Roughly bounded by Catawba, Gist, Heyward, and Church Sts. , Columbia
(600 acres, 97 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Whaley, W.B. Smith, & Co.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Church Related Residence, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Church Related Residence, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Old Campus District, University of South Carolina
(added 1970 - Richland County - #70000596)
Bounded by Pendleton, Sumter, Pickens, and Green Sts. , Columbia
(470 acres, 10 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills,Robert, et al.
Architectural Style: Early Republic
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: College, Monument/Marker
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: College, Monument/Marker

Old Shandon Historic District
(added 2003 - Richland County - #03000887)
Roughly bounded by Cypress, Lee, Maple, Preston and Woodrow St. , Columbia
(370 acres, 42 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

University Neighborhood Historic District
(added 2004 - Richland County - #04001150)
Roughly bounded by Gervais St., the Sourther Railroad Cut, Greene St. and Pickens St. , Columbia
(500 acres, 160 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Carter, Avery
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Veterans Hospital
(added 2009 - Richland County - #09000062)
Also known as William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center
William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of South Carolina School of Medicine , Columbia
(420 acres, 19 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Miller, J.E.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Health/Medicine, Architecture, Economics
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State , Federal
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Education, Health Care
Current Sub-function: College, Hospital

Waverly Historic District
(added 1989 - Richland County - #89002154)
Also known as See Also:Allen University
Roughly bounded by Hampton St., Heidt St., Gervais St., and Harden St. , Columbia
(330 acres, 132 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lankford,John Anderson, Wilson,Charles Coker
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Black, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Clinic, College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Clinic, College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

West Gervais Street Historic District
(added 1983 - Richland County - #83002206)
Roughly bounded by Gadsen, Senate, Park, and Lady Sts. , Columbia
(232 acres, 40 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Architecture, Transportation, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Warehouse




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