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NORTH CAROLINA - Forsyth County - Historic Districts

Ardmore Historic District
(added 2004 - Forsyth County - #04000904)
Roughly bounded by Knollwood, Queen, Duke, and Ardsley Sts. , Winston-Salem
(6000 acres, 2093 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Crews, Hall, Northrup & O'Brien
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Bethabara Historic District
(added 1978 - Forsyth County - #78001948)
N of Winston-Salem on NC 67 , Winston-Salem
(410 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Moravian
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Village Site
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Bethania Historic District
(added 1976 - Forsyth County - #76001321)
Also known as See Also:Bethania Historic District (Boundary Increase)
N of Winston-Salem on NC 65, SR 1611, 1628, and 1688 , Winston-Salem
(500 acres, 33 buildings, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Religion, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Bethania Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1991 - Forsyth County - #91000346)
Also known as See Also:Bethania Historic District
Roughly, area outside present district W and N along Muddy Cr., S to Reynolda Rd. and E along Walker Rd. , Bethania
(4500 acres, 12 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Community Planning And Development, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Industrial American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Centerville Historic District
(added 2008 - Forsyth County - #08000379)
Roughly bounded by Waughtown, Vargrave, Haled & Chapel Sts. , winston-Salem
(150 acres, 91 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Clayton Family Farm
(added 2001 - Forsyth County - #01001072)
5809 Stanley Dr. , Stanleyville
(250 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Natural Feature, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Cemetery, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Downtown North Historic District
(added 2002 - Forsyth County - #02001669)
Also known as Trade Street District
Roughly bounded by W. Fifth, W. Eighth, N. Main and N. Cherry Sts. , Winston-Salem
(200 acres, 46 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wenderoth, Oscar, Northup and O'Brien
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Post Office, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Music Facility, Parking Lot, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Downtown Winston-Salem Historic District
(added 1990 - Forsyth County - #90000427)
Also known as See Also:84002306;84002269;83001880;82003452;84002296;840022
Roughly 4th, Main, 6th, and Trade Sts. , Winston-Salem
(310 acres, 56 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stoddart,William L., Shreve & Lamb
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Art Deco, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Department Store, Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Post Office, Specialty Store

Holly Avenue Historic District
(added 2002 - Forsyth County - #02000442)
Roughly bounded by Broad and Marshall Sts., Holly Ave. and Business I-40 , Winston-Salem
(590 acres, 115 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: McIver, Irvin, Blum, Peter
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Natural Feature, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Natural Feature, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Kapp, John Henry, Farm
(added 1992 - Forsyth County - #92001087)
N side NC 65, 0.1 mi. E of jct. with NC 67 (4647 Bethania--Tobaccoville Rd.) , Bethania
(130 acres, 7 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling, Storage

North Cherry Street Historic District
(added 2004 - Forsyth County - #04001394)
N. Cherry St. bounded by Fourteenth, Twenty-third and Seventeenth St., Lincoln and Pittsburg Ave. , Winston-Salem
(220 acres, 71 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Black, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Street Furniture/Object

North Cherry Street Historic District
(added 1988 - Forsyth County - #88000118)
100 blk. N. Cherry St. , Kernersville
(35 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nelson,Sherman, Lancey,Albert
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Italianate
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Old Salem Historic District
(added 1966 - Forsyth County - #66000591)
Salem College campus and area near Salem Sq. , Winston-Salem
(750 acres, 40 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: European, Industry, Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, College, Museum, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Reynolda Historic District
(added 1980 - Forsyth County - #80002833)
Reynolda Rd. , Winston-Salem
(1780 acres, 22 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sears,Thomas Warren, Keen,Charles Barton
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Historic Person: Reynolds,Richard Joshua,et al.
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Industry, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Village Site
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Forest, Research Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Reynoldstown Historic District
(added 2008 - Forsyth County - #08000111)
Also known as Cameron Park
Portions of 800 & 900 blks. of Camel, Cameron, Graham, Jackson & Rich Aves., E. 10th St.& Cameron Ave Bridge , Winston-Salem
(410 acres, 183 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

South Main Street Historic District
(added 1988 - Forsyth County - #88000137)
Also known as See Also:Korner's Folly
100--600 blks. of S. Main St. , Kernersville
(450 acres, 53 buildings, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Korner,Jules Gilmer
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Stauber, Samuel B., Farm
(added 1988 - Forsyth County - #87002232)
SR 1611 , Bethania
(65 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Work In Progress

Sunnyside--Central Terrace Historic District
(added 2008 - Forsyth County - #08000380)
Roughly bounded by Haled, Junia, Monmouth, Glendale, Goldfloss, Brookline & Main Sts. , Winston-Salem
(1400 acres, 425 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Washington Park Historc District
(added 1992 - Forsyth County - #91001960)
Also known as See Also:Lowe, Cicero Francis, House
Roughly bounded by Leonard St., Acadia Ave., Sunnyside Ave., Vintage Ave., Broad St., Bond St. and Washington Park , Winston-Salem
(1450 acres, 348 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Waughtown--Belview Historic District
(added 2005 - Forsyth County - #04001521)
Roughly bounded by Dacian, Waughtown St, Bellwauwood, Sprague, Ernest, Goldfloss, and Gilbreath Dr. , Winston-Salem
(4600 acres, 1137 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

West End Historic District
(added 1986 - Forsyth County - #86003442)
Also known as See Also:Poindexter, H. D., Houses;Zevely House
Roughly bounded by W. End Blvd., Sixth, Broad, and Fourth Sts., I-40, Sunset Dr., and Peters Creek , Winston-Salem
(2290 acres, 508 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Cram,Ralph Adams
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Classical Revival
Historic Person: Ludlow,Jacob Lott
Significant Year: 1887, 1930
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

West Salem Historic District
(added 2005 - Forsyth County - #04001524)
Roughly bounded by Business 40, Poplar, Salem Ave., Walnut, Shober, Hutton Sts, Granville Dr. and Beaumont St. , Winston-Salem
(3500 acres, 591 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Park, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Winston-Salem Tobacco Historic District
(added 2009 - Forsyth County - #09000602)
Bounded by Chestnut St. on the W., 5th and 7th Sts. on the N., Linden St. on the E., and 4th and Fogle Sts. on the S. , Winston-Salem
(310 acres, 16 buildings, 16 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black, Commerce, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Restaurant, Road-Related, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Communications Facility, Energy Facility, Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Road-Related




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