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OHIO - Lorain County - Historic Districts

Brownhelm Historic District
(added 1979 - Lorain County - #79003748)
Along N. Ridge Rd. , Vermilion
(1400 acres, 56 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Betts,Alfred H.
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Education, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Oberlin Historic District
(added 2003 - Lorain County - #03000324)
Roughly includes W and E College St.,within 1 blk of S. Main and S. Main from College to approx. Vine St. , Oberlin
(260 acres, 32 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baily, George, et.al.
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Post Office, School, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Parking Lot, School, Theater

Eiden Prehistoric District
(added 1978 - Lorain County - #78002112)
Also known as 33-Ln-14;33-Ln-40;33-Ln-46
Address Restricted , Lorain
(300 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Woodland
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Park

Elyria Downtown--West Avenue Historic District
(added 2001 - Lorain County - #00001663)
Roughly bounded by Railroad, East Ave, 5th St. and West Ave. , Elyria
(500 acres, 123 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Myers, Elijah E., et.al.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling

Lorain & West Virginia Railway Historic District
(added 1995 - Lorain County - #95001383)
From Wellington to Lorain, in Wellington, Pittsfield, Russia, Amherst, Elyria and Sheffield Townships , Wellington
(3060 acres, 11 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Museum

Washington Avenue Historic District
(added 1987 - Lorain County - #87001376)
Also known as See Also:Garford, Arthur L., Residence
Roughly Ohio, Columbus, Harrison, and Saint Clair Sts. between Washington Ave. and Glenwood St. , Elyria
(260 acres, 57 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Italianate
Historic Person: Allen,Edgar F.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Wellington Center Historic District
(added 1974 - Lorain County - #74001556)
Also known as See Also:Wellington Historic District
Main St. and Herrick Ave. , Wellington
(115 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Single Dwelling

Wellington Historic District
(added 1979 - Lorain County - #79001891)
Also known as See Also:Wellington Center Historic District
Irregular pattern along Main St. from Kelley St. to W and L E RR , Wellington
(1050 acres, 80 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cobb,Oscar, Et al.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse




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