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TEXAS - Taylor County - Historic Districts

Abilene Commercial Historic District
(added 1991 - Taylor County - #91001811)
Also known as See Also:Paramount Theater
Roughly bounded by Hickory, N. Third and Pine Sts. and the S side of the Missouri Pacific RR tracks , Abilene
(250 acres, 24 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Specialty Store

Bankhead Highway Historic District
(added 1998 - Taylor County - #98001414)
Also known as Texarkana-Dallas-El Paso;Broadway of America;State Highway N
Approx. 4 mi. sections of US 80 contained within Taylor Cty. , Abilene
(67 acres, 8 structures, 5 objects)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Parramore Historic District
(added 1991 - Taylor County - #91001153)
Bounded by Orange, N. 8th, alley between Grape and Mulberry, and N. 7th Sts. , Abilene
(130 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman, Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Sayles Boulevard Historic District
(added 1992 - Taylor County - #92000095)
Also known as See Also:Sayles, Henry, House
Roughly bounded by S. Fifth, Meander and S. Tenth Sts. and Highland Ave. , Abilene
(550 acres, 73 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Moderne
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

State Epileptic Colony Historic District
(added 1991 - Taylor County - #91001539)
Also known as Abilene State Hospital;Abilene State School
Roughly bounded by S. 24th, Lakeside and Plum, also area roughly bounded by SH 322, FM 1750 and Industrial Blvd. , Abilene
(310 acres, 15 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Prairie School
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Sanatorium
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital




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