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WEST VIRGINIA - Mercer County

Bluefield Downtown Commercial Historic District (added 1987 - - #87000630)
Also known as See Also:Municipal Building
Roughly bounded by Princeton Ave., Scott, High, and Russell Sts. , Bluefield
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 - - #05000400)
Parts of Bluestone Ave., Clifton St., Renova St., Simmons Ave., Simmons St. and Spring St. , Bramwell
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 - - #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
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 - - #83003244)
Main,Rose,Block,Dahring,Wyatt,Church,N. and S. River Sts. , Bramwell
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 - - #92000878)
Along Whitethorn, Lebanon and Liberty Sts. , Bluefield
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

Easley House (added 1992 - - #92000879)
Also known as The Breezes
1500 College Ave. , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Historic Person: Easley,Frank S.
Significant Year: 1922, 1919
Area of Significance: Commerce, 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

French, Col. William Henderson, House (added 1976 - - #76001940)
Also known as Legend Valley Farm
S of Athens off WV 20 , Athens
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Historic Person: French,Col. William Henderson
Significant Year: 1855
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hale, Dr. James W., House (added 1976 - - #76001941)
Also known as Hale-Pendleton House;Temple Knob;Temple Hill
1034 Mercer St. , Princeton
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic
Historic Person: Hale,James W.
Significant Year: 1885
Area of Significance: Law, Architecture, Military
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hancock House (added 1990 - - #89001783)
Also known as Alpha House
300 Sussex St. , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pettigo,M.H.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Historic Person: Hancock,Charles Benjamin
Significant Year: 1962, 1907
Area of Significance: Commerce, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall

Jefferson Street Historic District (added 1992 - - #92000877)
Also known as Oakland Addition
Along Jefferson St. between Cumberland Rd. and College Ave. , Bluefield
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

McNutt, Dr. Robert B., House (added 2001 - - #01000777)
1522 N. Walker St. , Princeton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Historic Person: McNutt, Dr. Robert B.
Significant Year: 1862, 1840
Area of Significance: Military, Health/Medicine, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Mercer County Courthouse (added 1980 - - #80004032)
Courthouse Sq. , Princeton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Boone,Eason & Wood, Mahood,Alex B.
Architectural Style: Moderne, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Mercer Street Historic District (added 2003 - - #03001060)
Mercer St. bet. North First St. and North St. , Princeton
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

Municipal Building (added 1979 - - #79002591)
Also known as Old Bluefield Municipal Building
514 Bland St. , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Garry & Sheffey, Mills,Wilbur T.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Government Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

President's House, Bluefield State College (added 1999 - - #99001400)
Rock St. , Bluefield
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure

South Bluefield Historic District (added 1992 - - #92000876)
Along Mountain View Rd., Bland Rd., Oakhurst and Parkway , Bluefield
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: 1923, 1908, 1915
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 - - #92000875)
Along Oakhurst Ave., Groveland Dr., Edgewood Rd. and Mountain View Rd. , Bluefield
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 - - #03000351)
0.5 mi. N of jct. of WV 20 and RR tracks , Princeton
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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