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Bartow Downtown Commercial District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000393)
Also known as Polk County Courthouse,Old
Roughly bounded by Davidson and Summerlin Sts. and Broadway and Florida Aves. , Bartow
(70 acres, 21 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Beacon Hill--Alta Vista Residential District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000130)
Also known as 8PO 3308
Roughly bounded by S. Florida Ave., W. Beacon Rd., W. Belvedere St. and Cherokee Trail , Lakeland
(400 acres, 77 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, 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: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Biltmore--Cumberland Historic District
(added 2004 - Polk County - #04000565)
Also known as PO3287
Roughly Bounded by S. Ingraham Ave., E. Lime St., Bartow Rd., Hollingsworth Rd., and McDonald Place , Lakeland
(650 acres, 201 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Chalet Suzanne
(added 1990 - Polk County - #90001085)
Also known as Carleton Club;8PO 1550
3800 Chalet Suzanne Dr. , Lake Wales
(140 acres, 11 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant

Davenport Historic District
(added 1997 - Polk County - #97000894)
Also known as PO3563
Roughly bounded by Suwannee and Orange Aves., Palmento St., and West Blvd. , Davenport
(320 acres, 28 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Other
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Department Store, Professional, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Department Store, Professional, School, Single Dwelling

Dixieland Historic District
(added 1994 - Polk County - #94001479)
Roughly bounded by Walnut St., Florida Ave., Lake Hunter, Hartsell Ave. and Belvedere St. , Lakeland
(3000 acres, 556 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, No Style Listed, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Haines City Commercial District
(added 1994 - Polk County - #94000150)
Roughly bounded by Hinson and Ingraham Aves., and 4th and 7th Sts. , Haines City
(120 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Downtown Winter Haven Historic District
(added 2002 - Polk County - #01001414)
Roughly Avenue A NW, Avenue A SW, 3rd and 5th Sts. , Winter Haven
(150 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Government Office, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater

East Lake Morton Residential District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000621)
Roughly bounded by Orange St., Ingraham Ave., Palmetto St., Lake Morton Dr. and Massachusetts Ave. , Lakeland
(900 acres, 215 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Library, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Single Dwelling

Florida Southern College Architectural District
(added 1975 - Polk County - #75000568)
McDonald and Johnson Aves. , Lakeland
(100 acres, 7 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wright,Frank Lloyd
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Fort Meade Historic District
(added 1994 - Polk County - #94000781)
Also known as See Also:Christ Episcopal Church
Roughly bounded by N. 3rd St., Orange Ave., S. 3rd St. and Sand Mountain Rd. , Fort Meade
(1000 acres, 151 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Interlaken Historic Residential District
(added 2002 - Polk County - #02000266)
Roughly bounded by N. Shore Lake Howard, SW. Shore Lake Mirror and Cannon-Howard Canal , Winter Haven
(300 acres, 50 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: 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

Lake Hunter Terrace Historic District
(added 2002 - Polk County - #02001536)
Roughly Central Ave., Greenwood St., Ruby St., and Sikes Blvd. , Lakeland
(650 acres, 163 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lake Wales Commercial Historic District
(added 1990 - Polk County - #90000732)
Also known as Lake Wales Historic District
Roughly bounded by Scenic Hwy., Central Ave., Market St., and Orange Ave. , Lake Wales
(60 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Specialty Store

Lake Wales Historic Residental District
(added 1997 - Polk County - #97000858)
Also known as PO5364
Roughly bounded by the Seaboard Airline RR grade, CSX RR tracks, E. Polk Ave., S. and N. Lake Shore Blvds. , Lake Wales
(1300 acres, 206 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Talley, Wilbur B., Trimble, F.H.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Education, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Mountain Lake Estates Historic District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000871)
Also known as 8 Po 3611
US 27A N of Lake Wales , Lake Wales
(8960 acres, 65 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wait, Charles R., Olmstead, Frederick Law, Jr.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Sport Facility

Munn Park Historic District
(added 1997 - Polk County - #97001228)
Also known as FMSF #8PO4619
Roughly bounded by E. Bay St., N. Florida Ave., E. Orange St., and E. Main St. , Lakeland
(650 acres, 48 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Talley, Wilbur B., Hosford, Edward C.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Renaissance, Other
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Mixed
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Fire Station, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

North Avenue Historic District
(added 2001 - Polk County - #01001086)
100 Blk. of North Ave. , Lake Wales
(90 acres, 12 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Northeast Bartow Residential District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000392)
Also known as See Also:Swearingen,John J.,House
Roughly bounded by Jackson and First Aves. and by Church and Boulevard Sts. , Bartow
(160 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, 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

Pope Avenue Historic District
(added 2001 - Polk County - #01001337)
Roughly Avenue A NW, Pope Avenue NW, 6th and 7th Sts NW , Winter Haven
(100 acres, 29 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Hotel, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Single Dwelling

South Bartow Residential District
(added 1993 - Polk County - #93000394)
Also known as See Also:Holland, Benjamin, House
Roughly bounded by Floral and First Aves. and Main and Vine Sts. , Bartow
(1100 acres, 204 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

South Lake Morton Historic District
(added 1985 - Polk County - #85002900)
Bounded by Lake Morton Dr. and Palmetto St., Ingraham and Johnson Aves., McDonald and Balmar Sts., and Tennessee Ave. , Lakeland
(2500 acres, 557 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Winter Haven Heights Historic Residential District
(added 2000 - Polk County - #00000660)
Also known as Winter Haven Heights Historic District
Roughly Lake Martha, 2nd St. NE, 5th St. NE, and Avenue A NE , Winter Haven
(450 acres, 147 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish 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: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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