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City of Fairfax Historic District
(added 1987 - Fairfax County - #87001432)
Also known as See Also:Fairfax County Courthouse;Earp's Ordinary;81000673
Jct. of VA 236 and VA 123 , Fairfax (Independent City)
(240 acres, 28 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Civil War Fort Sites (Boundary Increase)
(added 1978 - Fairfax County - #78003439)
Also known as Fort Circle;Defenses of Washington;See Also:Civil War Fort S
S of Washington on Rosier Bluff, N of Washington off George Washington Parkway , McLean
(693 acres)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Clifton Historic District
(added 1985 - Fairfax County - #85001786)
Roughly bounded by Popes Head Creek, Water St., Dell Ave., Chestnut & Chapel Rds. , Clifton
(420 acres, 56 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

D.C. Workhouse and Reformatory Historic District
(added 2006 - Fairfax County - #06000052)
Also known as District of Columbia Correctional Facility
Bet. Silverbrook Rd., Lorton Rd., Ox Rd., and Furnace Rd. , Lorton
(5113 acres, 110 buildings, 47 structures, 23 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harris, Albert, Ashford, Snowden
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Politics/Government, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Correctional Facility, Institutional Housing, Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Sport Facility

Fort Hunt
(added 1980 - Fairfax County - #80000353)
Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy. , Alexandria
(130 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway
(added 1995 - Fairfax County - #95000605)
Also known as Clara Barton Parkway
Roughly, S side of the Potomac R. from American Legion to Memorial Bridge and N side from Brickyard Rd. to Chain Bridge , Langley
(71460 acres, 1010 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: FHwA, NPS
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Barton Clara, et al.
Significant Year: 1930, 1966
Area of Significance: Transportation, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Park, Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Park, Road-Related

Green Spring
(added 2003 - Fairfax County - #03001089)
Also known as VDHR File No. 029-0025
4601 Green Spring Rd. , Alexandria
(95 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Macomber, Walter, Farrand, Beatrix
Architectural Style: Colonial, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1750-1799
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Herndon Historic District
(added 1991 - Fairfax County - #90002121)
Also known as DHR File No. 235-3;See Also: Herndon Depot
Roughly bounded by Locust, Spring, Pearl, Monroe, Station and Vine Sts. , Herndon
(1150 acres, 173 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Holmes Run Acres Historic District
(added 2007 - Fairfax County - #07000230)
Also known as DHR File No. 029-5183
Area generally bounded by Gallows Rd., Surrey Ln, and Holmes Run Dr. , Falls Church
(1400 acres, 291 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lethbridge, Donald, et.al.
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Langley Fork Historic District
(added 1982 - Fairfax County - #82001818)
Jct. of Georgetown Pike and Old Chain Bridge Rd. , Langley
(370 acres, 12 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Literature, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Transportation, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Road-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, School

Manassas Battlefield Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2006 - Fairfax County - #05001546)
Also known as VDHR # 076-0271
Address Restricted , Manassas
(64695 acres, 15 buildings, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pollia, Joseph, et.al.
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Jackson, Thomas J. "Stonewall", Lee, Robert Edward
Significant Year: 1861, 1862, 1940
Area of Significance: Other, Military, Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: European-American, African-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: State , Federal , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Battle Site, Camp, Cemetery, Monument/Marker, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Battle Site, Cemetery, Graves/Burials, Monument/Marker, Road-Related, Single Dwelling

Manassas National Battlefield Park
(added 1966 - Fairfax County - #66000039)
NW of Manassas off VA 215 , Manassas
(45218 acres, 12 buildings, 1 structure, 6 objects)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military
Cultural Affiliation: American Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park, Single Dwelling

Potomac Canal Historic District
(added 1979 - Fairfax County - #79003038)
Also known as Patowmack Canal Historic District
E of Great Falls , Great Falls
(250 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Village Site, Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Tauxemont Historic District
(added 2006 - Fairfax County - #06000033)
Also known as VDHR File No. 029-5199
Bet. Ft. Hunt Rd. and Accotink Place, inc. Shenandoah, Tauxemont, Namassin, Westmoreland and Gahant Rds. and Bolling , Alexandria
(500 acres, 71 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Davenport, Robert
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility




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