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Bluefield Downtown Commercial Historic District
(added 1987 - Mercer County - #87000630)
Also known as See Also:Municipal Building
Roughly bounded by Princeton Ave., Scott, High, and Russell Sts. , Bluefield
(280 acres, 73 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Moderne, Art Deco, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse

Bramwell Additions Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2005 - Mercer County - #05000400)
Parts of Bluestone Ave., Clifton St., Renova St., Simmons Ave., Simmons St. and Spring St. , Bramwell
(120 acres, 27 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Holley, William A.
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Industry, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Bramwell Additions Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1995 - Mercer County - #95000877)
Also known as See Also:Bramwell Historic District
Along Bluestone Ave. SW of US 92, also two discontiguous areas N and W along the Bluestone R. , Bramwell
(1330 acres, 151 buildings, 5 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Mid 19th Century Revival
Historic Person: Beury, J.L., et al.
Significant Year: 1888
Area of Significance: Black, Entertainment/Recreation, Industry, Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Bramwell Historic District
(added 1983 - Mercer County - #83003244)
Main,Rose,Block,Dahring,Wyatt,Church,N. and S. River Sts. , Bramwell
(550 acres, 65 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Historic Person: Multiple
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion

Country Club Hill Historic District
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #92000878)
Along Whitethorn, Lebanon and Liberty Sts. , Bluefield
(278 acres, 51 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Jefferson Street Historic District
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #92000877)
Also known as Oakland Addition
Along Jefferson St. between Cumberland Rd. and College Ave. , Bluefield
(249 acres, 63 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Mercer Street Historic District
(added 2003 - Mercer County - #03001060)
Mercer St. bet. North First St. and North St. , Princeton
(60 acres, 28 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

South Bluefield Historic District
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #92000876)
Along Mountain View Rd., Bland Rd., Oakhurst and Parkway , Bluefield
(334 acres, 84 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Mahood,Alex B.
Significant Year: 1908, 1915, 1923
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Upper Oakhurst Historic District
(added 1992 - Mercer County - #92000875)
Along Oakhurst Ave., Groveland Dr., Edgewood Rd. and Mountain View Rd. , Bluefield
(213 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Virginian Railway Yard Historic District
(added 2003 - Mercer County - #03000351)
0.5 mi. N of jct. of WV 20 and RR tracks , Princeton
(330 acres, 14 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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