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CALIFORNIA - Contra Costa County - Historic Districts

Alvarado Park
(added 1992 - Contra Costa County - #92000313)
Also known as Grand Canyon Park;CA-CCO-553H
Jct. of Marin and Park Aves. , Richmond
(425 acres, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Hoffman,Edward A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Park

Atchison Village Defense Housing Project, Cal. 4171-x
(added 2003 - Contra Costa County - #03000473)
Also known as Atchison Village Mutual Homes Corporation^
Roughly bounded by MacDonald Ave., Ohio St., First St., and Garrard Blvd. , Richmond
(302 acres, 163 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Park
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Park

Black Diamond Mines
(added 1991 - Contra Costa County - #91001425)
Also known as Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
Somersville Rd. SE of Antioch , Antioch
(20780 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, European, Engineering, Industry, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: Welsh
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Extractive Facility, Village Site
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Contra Costa County Courthouse Block
(added 1989 - Contra Costa County - #89002113)
Also known as Finance Building
625 Court St. , Martinez
(9 acres, 2 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Havens & Topeke, Mosser,William S. & Son
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

East Brother Island Light Station
(added 1971 - Contra Costa County - #71000138)
On East Brother Island W of Point San Pablo , Richmond
(7 acres, 2 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unkown
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Coast Guard Facility

Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant
(added 1988 - Contra Costa County - #88000919)
1414--1422 Harbour Way, S. , Richmond
(300 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kahn,Albert
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Forest Home Farms
(added 2002 - Contra Costa County - #02000677)
19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd. , San Ramon
(160 acres, 17 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rider & Connor
Architectural Style: Colonial, Italianate
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Auditorium

Hercules Village
(added 1980 - Contra Costa County - #80000799)
Kings, Railroad, Santa Fe and Hercules Aves., Talley Way, Bay and Pinole Sts. , Hercules
(344 acres, 37 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Old Borges Ranch
(added 1981 - Contra Costa County - #81000147)
1035 Castlerock Rd. , Walnut Creek
(3938 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Processing

Point Richmond Historic District
(added 1979 - Contra Costa County - #79000472)
Also known as See Also:East Yard District
Off CA 17 , Richmond
(0 acres, 339 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , State , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Richmond Shipyard Number Three
(added 2000 - Contra Costa County - #00000364)
Also known as Kaiser Shipyard
Point Potrero , Richmond
(700 acres, 6 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wortman, Mory, Larson, Anor
Architectural Style: Other, Moderne
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Engineering, Military
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Defense, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Naval Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Water-Related

Shannon--Williamson Ranch
(added 1987 - Contra Costa County - #87000003)
Also known as Williamson Ranch
RR 1/Lone Tree Way , Antioch
(3980 acres, 9 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Winehaven
(added 1978 - Contra Costa County - #78000658)
Also known as Point Molate;Fuel Department;NSCO
Point Molate , Richmond
(1000 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Historic - Aboriginal, Commerce, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Chinese, Costanoans
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Naval Facility




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