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WASHINGTON - Whatcom County - Historic Districts

Cissna Cottages Historic District
(added 2010 - Whatcom County - #09001219)
Area roughly bounded by H., Halleck, G., and Girard Sts. , Bellingham
(20 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Latta, Marion C.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Historic Person: Cissna, Charles
Significant Year: 1888, 1898, 1900
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Diablo Hydroelectric Power Plant
(added 1989 - Whatcom County - #89000498)
Off WA 20 at W end of Diablo Lake , Newhalem
(520 acres, 1 building, 8 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Winston Brothers, Constant Angle Arch Dam Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

Eldridge Avenue Historic District
(added 1979 - Whatcom County - #79002566)
Also known as See Also:George H. Bacon House
Eldridge Ave. and environs , Bellingham
(1500 acres, 683 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Fairhaven Historic District
(added 1977 - Whatcom County - #77001363)
Also known as See Also:Carnegie Libraries of Washington TR
Roughly bounded by 10th and 13th Sts., Columbia and Larrabee Aves. , Bellingham
(85 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Politics/Government, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Historic Sub-function: Library, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Current Sub-function: Library, Specialty Store

Gorge Hydroelectric Power Plants
(added 1989 - Whatcom County - #89000499)
Off WA 20 at W end of Gorge Lake , Newhalem
(820 acres, 1 building, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Storie,R.C. & Co.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

Hovander Homestead
(added 1974 - Whatcom County - #74001990)
Also known as River Lea Farm
5299 Neilson Rd. , Ferndale
(600 acres, 6 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hovander,Holan O.
Architectural Style: Stick/Eastlake
Historic Person: Hovander,Holan O.
Significant Year: 1901
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Power Plant
(added 1988 - Whatcom County - #88002735)
Rt. 542 on Nooksack River , Glacier
(20 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

Sehome Hill Historic District
(added 2001 - Whatcom County - #01000063)
Portions of Jersey, Key, Liberty, Mason, Newell, E. Myrtle, E. Laurel, and E. Maple Sts. , Sehome
(0 acres, 153 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Industry, European, 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

Skagit River and Newhalem Creek Hydroelectric Projects
(added 1996 - Whatcom County - #96000416)
At Newhalem on the Skagit River and at Ross Dam , Newhalem
(420 acres, 21 buildings, 5 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jorgenson, Lars, Seattle Engineering Dept.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Classical Revival, Other
Historic Person: Ross, James Delmage
Significant Year: 1917
Area of Significance: Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation, Public Works
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation, Public Works

South Hill Historic District
(added 2010 - Whatcom County - #09001296)
Bounded by Knox, 11th, State, Cedar, 17th, and HIghland , Bellingham
(1866 acres, 387 buildings, 111 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Cutter, Kirtland
Architectural Style: 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: Domestic, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

York Historic District
(added 2010 - Whatcom County - #09001297)
Bounded roughly by Ellis St., Meador Ave., 1-5, and Lakeway Dr. , Bellingham
(982 acres, 289 buildings, 124 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Doan, T.F.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling




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