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ILLINOIS - Kane County - Historic Districts

Central Geneva Historic District
(added 1979 - Kane County - #79000845)
Roughly bounded by Fox River, South, 6th and W. State Sts. , Geneva
(670 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Wilson Bros.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Government Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Government Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Dundee Township Historic District
(added 1975 - Kane County - #75000666)
Both sides of Fox River, including sections of E. Dundee, W. Dundee, and Carpentersville , Dundee and
(4280 acres, 62 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Smith,John
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Elgin Historic District
(added 1983 - Kane County - #83000318)
Roughly bounded by Villa, Center, Park, N. Liberty, and S. Channing Sts. , Elgin
(2060 acres, 326 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Garfield Farm and Tavern
(added 1978 - Kane County - #78001156)
Also known as Tim Garfield Farm and Garfield Tavern;Garfield Farm and Garf
W of St. Charles at IL 38 and Garfield Rd. , St. Charles
(2370 acres, 13 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Garfield,Timothy P.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

LaSalle Street Auto Row Historic District
(added 1996 - Kane County - #96000856)
56--84 LaSalle St. and 57--83 S. LaSalle St. , Aurora
(16 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Specialty Store

North Geneva Historic District
(added 1982 - Kane County - #82002549)
Roughly bounded by RR tracks, Fox River, Stevens and W. State Sts. , Geneva
(720 acres, 150 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Wilson Bros.
Architectural Style: Prairie School, Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Oaklawn Farm
(added 1979 - Kane County - #79000848)
Army Trail and Dunham Rds. , Wayne
(560 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Civic, Multiple Dwelling

Riverbank Laboratories
(added 2003 - Kane County - #03001204)
1512 Batavia Ave. , Geneva
(35 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wilson Brothers
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Invention, Communications, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Research Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Professional, Research Facility, Single Dwelling

Spring--Douglas Historic District
(added 2000 - Kane County - #00000410)
Roughly Spring St. and Douglas Ave., bet. River Bluff Rd. and Kimball Ave. , Elgin
(937 acres, 455 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Abell, W.W., Postle, David M.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Stolp Island Historic District
(added 1986 - Kane County - #86001487)
Also known as See Also:G. A. R. Memorial Building;Keystone Building;Aurora
Stolp Island , Aurora
(157 acres, 24 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Elmslie,George G.
Architectural Style: Chicago, Classical Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Post Office, Road-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Post Office, Road-Related

West Side Historic District
(added 1986 - Kane County - #86001484)
Also known as See Also:Copley, Col. Ira C., Mansion;Healy Chapel
Roughly bounded by W. Downer Pl., Lake St., Garfield Ave., and S. Highland St. , Aurora
(463 acres, 93 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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