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ILLINOIS - Will County

Alternate Route 66, Wilmington to Joilet (added 2006 - - #06000381)
Also known as Illinois Route 53
IL 53 bet. Wilmington and Joliet , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000163)
Also known as Lock & Dam 3
1100 Brandon Rd. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith, Walter Mickle
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: State , Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Briscoe Mounds (added 1978 - - #78001198)
Also known as Illinois Archaeological Survey No. Wi-25
Address Restricted , Channahon
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Upper Mississippian, Langford
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling

Christ Episcopal Church (added 1982 - - #82002603)
75 W. Van Buren St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Allen,F.S.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Queen Anne, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Conrad, John, House (added 1986 - - #86003832)
206 N. First St. , Peotone
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Significant Year: 1919, 1887
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Exploration/Settlement, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Peotone Historic District (added 2005 - - #05001253)
Roughly N. First St. and both sides of N. Second St., roughly bounded by the alley S of Main and N by North St. , Peotone
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Sport Facility

Eagle Hotel (added 1994 - - #94000021)
Also known as Wilmington Area Historical Society Museum
100--104 Water St. , Wilmington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Hotel, Warehouse
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Museum

Fitzpatrick House (added 1984 - - #84001170)
IL 53 , Lockport
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Fitzpatrick,Frances
Significant Year: 1865, 1860
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Flanders House (added 1991 - - #91001688)
Also known as The Flanders' Place;Mapleview Farm;Bragaw-Klomhaus Residence
405 W. Main St. , Plainfield
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

George, Ron, Round Barn (added 1982 - - #82000401)
NE of Romeoville off US 66 , Romeoville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings

Heck, John, House (added 1994 - - #94000978)
Also known as Rawson Residence
1225 S. Hamilton St. , Lockport
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Heck, J.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Henry, Jacob H., House (added 1979 - - #79000875)
Also known as Victorian Manor;See Also:Joliet East Side Historic District
20 S. Eastern Ave. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Museum

Illinois and Michigan Canal (added 1966 - - #66000332)
Also known as Illinois and Michigan Canal (Locks and Towpath)
7 mi. SW of Joliet on U.S. 6, in Channahon State Park , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Joilet YMCA (added 2006 - - #06000010)
215 N. Ottawa St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burnham, Daniel H. Jr., et.al.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Joliet East Side Historic District (added 1980 - - #80001418)
Also known as See Also:Jacob H. Henry House
Roughly bounded by Washington and Union Sts., 4th and Eastern Aves. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Joliet Municipal Airport (added 1980 - - #80001419)
Also known as Joliet Park District Airport Hangar Building
4000 W. Jefferson St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Air-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Air-Related

Joliet Steel Works (added 1991 - - #91000088)
Also known as Joliet Works of the Union Coal, Iron and Transportation Comp
927 Collins St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Joliet Township High School (added 1982 - - #82002604)
Also known as Joliet Central
201 E. Jefferson St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burnham,D.S., Allen,F.S.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Art, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Joliet, Louis, Hotel (added 1990 - - #90000101)
Also known as St. Patrick's Residence
22 E. Clinton St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Lockport Historic District (added 1975 - - #75000676)
Also known as Canal and Downtown Area;See Also:Will County Historical Soci
Area between 7th and 11th Sts. and Canal and Washington Sts. , Lockport
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Lockport Lock, Dam and Power House Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000167)
Also known as Lock 2 and Controlling Works
2502 Channel Dr. , Lockport
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Barrett, Frederick L., Smith, Walter Mickle
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related

McGovney--Yunker Farmstead (added 2006 - - #06000448)
Also known as Yunker Farm
10824 LaPorte Rd. , Mokena
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

Milne, Robert, House (added 1979 - - #79000876)
535 E. 7th St. , Lockport
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Milne,Robert
Architectural Style: Federal
Historic Person: Milne,Robert
Significant Year: 1840
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

New Lenox Site (added 1996 - - #96000362)
Also known as 11-Wi-213
485 N. Marley Rd. , New Lenox
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Mississippian, Late Woodland, Proto Historic
Period of Significance: 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Ceremonial Site, Trade (Archeology), Village Site
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Ninth Street Seven Arch Stone Bridge (added 2004 - - #04000866)
Ninth St. spanning Deep Run Creek , Lockport
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Peotone Mill (added 1982 - - #82002605)
Also known as Peotone Steam Mill
433 W. Corning Ave. , Peotone
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Plainfield Halfway House (added 1980 - - #80001421)
Also known as Halfway House
503 Main St. , Plainfield
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Hotel, Restaurant, Road-Related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rubens Rialto Square Theater (added 1978 - - #78001199)
Also known as Rialto Theater
102 N. Chicago St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rapp,George, Rapp,C.W.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Scutt, Hiram B., Mansion (added 2003 - - #02001760)
Also known as BARB VILLA
206 N Broadway , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weese, James C.
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Small--Towle House (added 2004 - - #04000419)
515 County Rd. , Wilmington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Standard Oil Gasoline Station (added 1984 - - #84000340)
Also known as Welco Gas Port
600 W. Lockport St. , Plainfield
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Standard Oil Company
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Stone Manor (added 1980 - - #80001420)
SE of Lockport , Lockport
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gorham,Elijah
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

U.S. Post Office (added 1981 - - #81000223)
150 N. Scott St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Groth,Adam, Taylor,James Knox
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Post Office

Union Station (added 1978 - - #78001200)
50 E. Jefferson St. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cook Engineering & Construction, Hunt,Jarvis
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Upper Bluff Historic District (added 1991 - - #91000687)
Roughly bounded by Taylor, Center and Campbell Sts. and Raynor Ave. , Joliet
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Strong,Charlotte, Weese,James
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling

Will County Historical Society Headquarters (added 1972 - - #72000467)
Also known as Illinois and Michigan Canal Office Building;See Also:Lockpor
803 S. State St. , Lockport
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Water-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum




The Hocking Hills
The Hocking Hills
Geological History
on Display


Metallic Arts Inc
Metallic Arts Inc
Cast Historical Plaques
Bronze, Aluminum or Brass


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