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ILLINOIS - Du Page County

Adams Memorial Library (added 1981 - - #81000675)
Also known as DuPage County Historical Museum
9th St. , Wheaton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Frost,Charles Sumner
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Research Facility

Ardmore Avenue Train Station (added 1980 - - #80004525)
10 W. Park Ave. , Villa Park
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

Baker, George, House (added 2010 - - #10000038)
1 S. 500 Taylor Rd. , Glen Ellyn
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baker, George
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bassett, Orland P., House (added 2004 - - #04001299)
Also known as American Beauty House
329 E. Sixth St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Bassett, Orland P.
Significant Year: 1899
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Besch House (added 1981 - - #79003161)
O S 070 Church St. , Winfield
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Hedges,John,et al.
Significant Year: 1856, 1849
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Transportation, Communications
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Post Office, Rail-Related, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Blanchard Hall (added 1979 - - #79000836)
Wheaton College campus , Wheaton
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italianate
Historic Person: Blanchard,Jonathan
Significant Year: 1872, 1927, 1858
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Bloomingdale School--Village Hall (added 1994 - - #94001263)
108 E. Lake St. , Bloomingdale
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, School
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Butler School (added 2003 - - #03000355)
Also known as Oak Brook Library
1200 31st. St. (Oak Brook Rd.) , Oak Brook
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Museum

Childs, Robert A. and Mary, House (added 2000 - - #00000476)
318 S. Garfield Ave. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Churchville School (added 1999 - - #99000114)
Also known as Fischer School
3N 784 Church Rd. , Bensenville
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Coonley, Avery, School (added 2007 - - #07000477)
1400 Maple Ave. , Downers Grove
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hamilton, Fellows & Nedved, et al, Faulkner, Waldron,
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket (added 2006 - - #06000375)
645 Joilet Rd. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Downtown Hinsdale Historic District (added 2006 - - #06000011)
Roughly Bounded by Maple St., Lincoln St., Garfield St. and Second St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Barfield, William Gibson, Clark,E. Krausck, West,P. Zook, R.H.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Post Office, Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Post Office, Rail-Related

Du Page County Courthouse (added 1978 - - #78003107)
200 Reber St. , Wheaton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bell,Mifflin E.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Courthouse

Dupage Theatre and Dupage Shoppes (added 1987 - - #87002047)
Also known as The Dupe
101--109 S. Main St. , Lombard
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wolff,R.G.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater

Emery, Jr., William H., House (added 2004 - - #04000421)
281 Arlington , Elmhurst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Griffin, Walter Burley
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

First Church of Lombard (added 1978 - - #78001144)
Also known as First Church of Lombard,United Church of Christ;Maple Street
Maple and Main Sts. , Lombard
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Glen Ellyn Main Street Historic District (added 1984 - - #84000204)
Main St. between Cottage Ave. and Hawthorne St. , Glen Ellyn
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Grand Theater (added 2005 - - #05000872)
Also known as Wheaton Grand Theater
123 N. Hale St. , Wheaton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brydges, E. Norman, Atten, Math
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Theater

Graue Mill (added 1975 - - #75002077)
NW of jct. of Spring and York Rds. , Oak Brook
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Graue,Frederick
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Graue,Frederick
Significant Year: 1852, 1847
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Processing
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Gregg, William L., House (added 1980 - - #80004526)
115 S. Linden , Westmont
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Gregg,William L.
Significant Year: 1977, 1877
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Hauptgebaude (added 1976 - - #76002162)
Also known as Old Main
190 Prospect St. , Elmhurst
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Struckmann,Diederich,& Co.
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Henderson, Frank B., House (added 2002 - - #02000844)
301 S. Kenilworth , Elmhurst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tomlinson, H. Webster, et al., Wright, Frank Lloyd
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Immanuel Evangelical Church (added 2001 - - #01000085)
Also known as Immanuel Hall
302 S. Grant St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vornsand, William
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

McAuley School District No. 27 (added 1982 - - #82004890)
Roosevelt Rd. , West Chicago
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hartman,Frank
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Middaugh, Henry C., House (added 2004 - - #78003105)
66 Norfolk Ave. , Clarendon Hills
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Religion

Naperville Historic District (added 1977 - - #77001516)
Roughly bounded by Juilian, Highland, Chicago, Jackson, Eagle, and 5th Sts. , Naperville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Prairie School, Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Church School, College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Church School, College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Ovaltine Factory (added 1986 - - #86003781)
1 Ovaltine Ct. , Villa Park
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Economics, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Peabody, Francis Stuyvesant, Estate (added 1994 - - #93000836)
Also known as Mayslake
1717 W. 31st St. , Oak Brook
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Marshall,Benjamin H.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Peabody, Francis Stuyvesant, House (added 2000 - - #00001330)
8 E. Third St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Peabody, Francis Stuyvesant
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pentecost, John L., House (added 2003 - - #03000916)
Also known as The Pines
259 Cottage Hill Ave. , Elmhurst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Fiddelke, Henry G.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pine Craig (added 1975 - - #75002076)
Also known as Caroline Martin-Mitchell Historical Museum
Aurora Rd. (Rte. 65) , Naperville
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mulvey,J.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Stick/Eastlake
Historic Person: Martin,George,II,et al.
Significant Year: 1889, 1883
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Randecker's Hardware Store (added 1994 - - #94001265)
112 S. Bloomingdale Rd. , Bloomingdale
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Robbins Park Historic District (added 2008 - - #08001098)
Bounded by Chicago Ave., 8th St., County Line Rd., and Garfield St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Cleveland, Horace William Shaler
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Robinwood (added 2004 - - #03001463)
Also known as Miller, George H., House
208 Arlington , Elmhurst
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dow, Joy Wheeler
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Schiller, Alfred A.,House (added 2008 - - #08000326)
734 Lenox Rd. , Glen Ellyn
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schweiher, Paul & Winston Elting, Keck, George Fred & William Keck
Architectural Style: International Style
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Stacy's Tavern (added 1974 - - #74002195)
Geneva Rd. and Main St. , Glen Ellyn
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Stacy,Moses
Significant Year: 1846
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Work In Progress

Trinity Episcopal Church (added 1978 - - #78003108)
130 N. West St. , Wheaton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Turner Town Hall (added 1991 - - #91000573)
Also known as West Chicago City Hall;City of West Chicago Historical Museu
132 Main St. , West Chicago
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Fire Station
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Villa Avenue Train Station (added 1986 - - #86001480)
Also known as Villa Park Historical Society Museum
220 S. Villa Ave. , Villa Park
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Wayne Village Historic District (added 1978 - - #78003106)
Irregular pattern along Army Trail Rd. , Wayne
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, City Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Whitney, William, House (added 1989 - - #89001731)
Also known as Hallmark House
142 E. First St. , Hinsdale
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Whitney,William M.
Significant Year: 1873, 1872
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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