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MISSOURI - Lafayette County - Historic Districts

Commercial Community Historic District
(added 1983 - Lafayette County - #83001025)
Roughly bounded by 8th, 13th, South, Broadway, and Main Sts. , Lexington
(420 acres, 106 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Highland Avenue Historic District
(added 1983 - Lafayette County - #83001026)
Roughly bounded by Highland Ave. from Rock to Bluff Sts. , Lexington
(280 acres, 64 buildings, 6 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 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

Old Neighborhoods Historic District
(added 1983 - Lafayette County - #83001028)
Roughly bounded by 13th, 22nd, South Sts., Forest and Washington Aves. , Lexington
(970 acres, 267 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 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

Wentworth Military Academy
(added 1980 - Lafayette County - #80002373)
Washington Ave. and 18th St. , Lexington
(152 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense, Education
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School
Current Function: Defense, Education
Current Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, School




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