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Brown Street Historic District
(added 1994 - Johnson County - #94001112)
Also known as See Also:Vogt House;Berryhill,Charles,House;Ford,Arthur Hill
Roughly, Brown St. from W of Linn St. to Governor St. and adjacent parts of intersecting streets , Iowa City
(60 acres, 82 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Brown Street Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2004 - Johnson County - #04001096)
500-800 blks of E. Ronalds St. , Iowa City
(150 acres, 74 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

College Green Historic District
(added 1997 - Johnson County - #97000623)
Also known as See also:Carson House
Roughly bounded by Burlington, Summit, Washington, and Van Buren Sts. , Iowa City
(175 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

East College Street Historic District
(added 1997 - Johnson County - #97000624)
Roughly bounded by Muscatine Ave., Summitt, Washington, and Burlington Sts. , Iowa City
(55 acres, 21 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Gilbert--Linn Street Historic District
(added 2005 - Johnson County - #05000366)
Portions of 300-600 blks of N. Gilbert and N. Linn Sts. , Iowa City
(220 acres, 94 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sheets & Freyder, Carpenter, O.H.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Jefferson Street Historic District
(added 2004 - Johnson County - #04001097)
Portions of 100-400 blks of E. Jefferson St. , Iowa City
(120 acres, 36 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Health Care, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, College, Hospital, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, College, Library, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Longfellow Historic District
(added 2002 - Johnson County - #02001023)
Roughly bounded by Court, Rundell, Sheridan, and west boundary of Longfellow School , Iowa City
(638 acres, 250 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Davis, E.T.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, School, Single Dwelling

Melrose Historic District
(added 2004 - Johnson County - #04001321)
Portions of Melrose Ave., Melrose Ct., Melrose Circle, Brookland Park Dr., Brookland Place and Myrtle Ave. , Iowa City
(340 acres, 112 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Freyder, Frank X., Wickham, B.A.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Lambert, Byron J.
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Muscatine Avenue Moffitt Cottage Historic District
(added 1993 - Johnson County - #93000327)
Also known as Moffitt Cottages
1322--1330 Muscatine Ave. , Iowa City
(9 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Moffitt, Howard Frances
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Oxford Commercial Historic District
(added 1997 - Johnson County - #97000389)
Roughly, Augusta Ave. between Wilson St. and Center St. alley , Oxford
(15 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Seevogel, Henry C.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Pentacrest
(added 1978 - Johnson County - #78001230)
Also known as See Also:Old Capitol
Bounded by Clinton, Madison, Jefferson, and Washington Sts. , Iowa City
(146 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Proudfoot,Bird & Rawson
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Science, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

South Summit Street District
(added 1973 - Johnson County - #73000732)
301-818 S. Summit St. , Iowa City
(290 acres, 37 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Woodlawn Historic District
(added 1979 - Johnson County - #79000907)
Irregular pattern along Woodlawn Ave. , Iowa City
(80 acres, 12 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: 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




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