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Central Springfield Historic District
(added 1978 - Sangamon County - #78001187)
Also known as See Also:Central Springfield Historic District (Boundary Inc
Roughly bounded by 14th, 7th, Jefferson, and Washington Sts. , Springfield
(120 acres)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Enos,Elijah,et al.
Significant Year: 1822, 1837
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Central Springfield Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1980 - Sangamon County - #80004677)
Also known as See also:Central Springfield Historic District
Roughly bounded by Jefferson, Monroe, Fourth, and Seventh Sts. , Springfield
(0 acres)
Owner: Private

Central Springfield Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1986 - Sangamon County - #86003184)
Also known as See Also:Central Springfield Historic District
Sixth St. from Capitol to Monroe St. , Springfield
(40 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Holabird & Roche
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Illinois State Fairgrounds
(added 1990 - Sangamon County - #90000720)
Jct. of Sangamon Ave. and Peoria Rd. , Springfield
(3660 acres, 62 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fair

Lincoln Home National Historic Site
(added 1971 - Sangamon County - #71000076)
8th and Jackson Sts. , Springfield
(78 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Lincoln,Abraham
Significant Year: 1844
Area of Significance: Law, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Oak Ridge Cemetery
(added 1995 - Sangamon County - #95000986)
Also known as See Also:Lincoln Tomb
1441 Monument Ave. , Springfield
(1370 acres, 5 buildings, 4 structures, 30 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Saunders, William
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Art
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Washington Park
(added 1992 - Sangamon County - #92000483)
Bounded by Fayette Ave., Williams Blvd., Walnut St., MacArthur Blvd., S. Grand Ave. and Chatham Rd. , Springfield
(1503 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Simonds,Ossian Cole
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Park

Wheeland Haven
(added 2003 - Sangamon County - #85000557)
E of Riverton on I-72 , Riverton
(215 acres, 5 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Wheeland,Olive
Significant Year: 1910, 1930, 1945
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Forest, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Forest, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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