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INDIANA - Porter County - Historic Districts

Bailley, Joseph, Homestead
(added 1966 - Porter County - #66000005)
Also known as Bailly,Joseph,Homestead and Cemetery
W of Porter on U.S. 20 in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore , Porter
(452 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Bailey,Joseph
Significant Year: 1822, 1834, 1914
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Beverly Shores--Century of Progress Architectural District
(added 1986 - Porter County - #86001472)
Also known as World's Fair Houses
208, 210, 212, 214, and 215 Lake Front Dr. , Beverly Shores
(20 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Scholer,Walter
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Invention
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Chesterton Commercial Historic District
(added 1999 - Porter County - #99001102)
109-193 N. Calument Rd. and 130-134 N. Calumet Rd. , Chesterton
(32 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Chesterton Residential Historic District
(added 2009 - Porter County - #09001134)
Also known as 127-108-08000
Roughly a two block area between Lincoln & W. Indiana Aves. , Chesterton
(47 acres, 21 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: DeMass, Nathan, Christianson, Henry
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Nike Missile Site C47
(added 2000 - Porter County - #99001669)
Also known as NIKE Missile Base C47-Portage-Wheeler
Co. Rds. 700 N. and 600 N. , Portage
(290 acres, 20 buildings, 13 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Military, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Air Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Valparaiso Downtown Commercial District
(added 1990 - Porter County - #90000327)
Also known as See Also:Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House;Porter Count
Roughly bounded by Jefferson, Morgan, Indiana, and Napoleon , Valparaiso
(140 acres, 73 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Professional
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Professional




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