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Charleston Downtown Historic District
(added 1991 - Kanawha County - #91000397)
Also known as See Also:85003475;85003408;90001068;89001782;87002526;840036
Roughly bounded by Broad St., the Kanawha R., Summers St. and the Conrail RR tracks , Charleston
(989 acres, 177 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Commerce, Politics/Government, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Capitol, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Single Dwelling

Clendenin Historic District
(added 1996 - Kanawha County - #96000442)
Roughly bounded by First Ave. and Kanawha Ave. between 5th St. and French St. , Clendenin
(200 acres, 37 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Knapp & Haviland, et al., Dean, Levi J.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Hotel, Professional, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Hotel, Professional, School, Single Dwelling

Coal River Locks, Dams, and Log Booms Archeological District
(added 1997 - Kanawha County - #97001417)
Address Restricted , Alum Creek
(410 acres, 59 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bowman Lumber, Coal River Boom & Tim, Rosecrans, Wiiliam S., Coal River Na
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Maritime History, Engineering, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water Works, Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Downtown Charleston Historic District
(added 2006 - Kanawha County - #06000166)
Roughly bounded by Washington St. E, Leon Sullivan Way, Knawha Blvd. and Summers St. , Charleston
(430 acres, 125 buildings, 1 structure, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Adkins, John S.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Post Office, Professional, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Library, Post Office, Professional, Religious Structure

East End Historic District
(added 1978 - Kanawha County - #78002800)
Roughly bounded by the Kanawha River, Bradford, Quarrier, and Greenbriar Sts. , Charleston
(1100 acres, 260 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Edgewood Historic District
(added 1989 - Kanawha County - #89001800)
Roughly bounded by Edgewood Dr., Highland, Beech, Chester, and Lower Chester , Charleston
(0 acres, 165 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Elk City Historic District
(added 2008 - Kanawha County - #08000392)
Also known as Charleston West Side; Glen Elk
Portions of Bigley Ave., Jarrett Ct., Lee St., Maryland, Ohio & Pennsylvania Aves. & W. Washington St. , Charleston
(130 acres, 34 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Gilmore, Elizabeth Harden, House
(added 1988 - Kanawha County - #88001462)
Also known as Minotti--Gilmore House;Harden and Harden Funeral Home
514 Broad St. , Charleston
(9 acres, 1 building, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Historic Person: Gilmore,Elizabeth Harden
Significant Year: 1900
Area of Significance: Architecture, Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Mortuary, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Mortuary

Grosscup Road Historic District
(added 1984 - Kanawha County - #84003607)
Grosscup, Roscommon, Roller, and Bridge Rds. , Charleston
(100 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Warne,H. Rus, Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1890, 1932
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Kanawha State Forest Historic District
(added 1993 - Kanawha County - #93000228)
Co. Rd. 42/43 2.6 mi. S of Charleston , Loundendale
(15037 acres, 2 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Forest, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Malden Historic District
(added 1980 - Kanawha County - #80004028)
Also known as See Also:African Zion Baptist Church
Roughly bounded by RR tracks, Kanawha River, Georges Dr. and U.S. 60 , Malden
(680 acres, 95 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry, Architecture, Commerce, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pratt Historic District
(added 1984 - Kanawha County - #84003615)
Roughly bounded by Ferry St., Kanawha River, Charles and Pratt Aves. incl. cemetery , Pratt
(384 acres, 67 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Industry, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District
(added 1985 - Kanawha County - #85003360)
1554 Farnsworth Dr. , Charleston
(1724 acres, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vosburgh,A.J.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Art, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

St. Albans Main Street Historic District
(added 2000 - Kanawha County - #00001315)
Roughly bounded by Main St. bet. Second St. and B St. , St. Albans
(40 acres, 22 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Martens, Walter
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Hospital, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Health Care, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Clinic, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure

West Virginia Capitol Complex
(added 1974 - Kanawha County - #74002009)
Also known as West Virginia State Capitol;West Virginia Executive Mansion
Along Kanawha Blvd., E. , Charleston
(180 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Martens,Walter F., Gilbert,Cass
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Capitol, Single Dwelling




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