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ILLINOIS - Macon County

Decatur Downtown Historic District (added 1985 - - #85001011)
Merchant St. roughly bounded by North, Water, Wood, and Church Sts. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Decatur Historic District (added 1976 - - #76000719)
Also known as See Also:Millikin,James,House
Roughly bounded by Hayward, El Dorado, and Church, and Lincoln Park Dr. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Decatur and Macon County Welfare Home for Girls (added 2004 - - #99000982)
Also known as Webster Hall Girl's Welfare Home
736 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Meeting Hall, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Millikin Building (added 1980 - - #79000853)
100 N. Water St. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Boyington,W.W., & Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Current Sub-function: College

Millikin, James, House (added 1974 - - #74000765)
125 N. Pine St. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Second Empire
Historic Person: Millikin,James
Significant Year: 1876
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Unknown

Roosevelt Junior High School (added 2002 - - #02000462)
701 W. Grand Ave. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brooks, Bramhall & Dague, Kravel, H.B.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Transfer House (added 2002 - - #02000843)
1 Central Park East , Decatur
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Boyington, William W.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Octagon Mode
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Music Facility, Road-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Organizational

Trobaugh--Good House (added 1996 - - #96000858)
Also known as House at Homestead Prairie Farm
1495 Brozio Ln. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Ulery, Eli, House (added 1979 - - #79000854)
Also known as Woodbine Farm
SE of Mount Zion on SR 60 , Mount Zion
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Ulery,Eli
Significant Year: 1860
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Union Church (added 1999 - - #99000588)
2.5 mi. SE of Oreana, on Kirby Rd. , Oreana
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Cemetery, Government Office, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Social
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Meeting Hall

Wabash Railroad Station and Railway Express Agency (added 1994 - - #94000029)
780 E. Cerro Gordo St. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

West End Historic District (added 2002 - - #02001444)
Roughly bounded by S. Fairview Ave., Park Place, Fairview Park, Westdale Ave., W. Main St., Glencoe Ave., Sunset Ave. , Decatur
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brooks, Bramhill & Dague
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object




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