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Crown Point Courthouse Square Historic District
(added 2004 - Lake County - #04000203)
Also known as 089-142-76000
Roughly bounded by Clark St., the alley E of Main St., Hack Ct., and Court St. , Crown Point
(40 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beers & Beers et al., Cochran, J.D.
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Italianate
Area of Significance: Commerce, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Correctional Facility, Courthouse, Meeting Hall, Post Office, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Museum, Professional, School, Specialty Store, Theater

Crown Point Courthouse Square Historic District (Boundary Adjustment)
(added 2005 - Lake County - #05001464)
Roughly bounded by Robinson, East, Walnut, and Court Sts. , Crown Point
(10 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Museum, Restaurant

Forest-Ivanhoe Residential Historic District
(added 2010 - Lake County - #10000124)
Also known as 089-070-5100
Roughly bounded by 172nd Pl., E. side of Forest Ave. S to its end, and the Little Calumet River , Hammond
(175 acres, 25 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bernard, Leslie Cosby, Sr.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Bernard, Leslie Cosby, Sr.
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Gary City Center Historic District
(added 1994 - Lake County - #94001352)
Also known as See Also:Gary Land Company Building
Roughly, Broadway from the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend RR tracks to 9th Ave. , Gary
(550 acres, 60 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Eberson, John, et al., Cheney, Howard, et al.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Classical Revival, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Jackson-Monroe Terraces Historic District
(added 2009 - Lake County - #09000428)
404-423 Jackson St. and 408-426 Monroe St. , Gary
(9 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co., Creighton, D.F.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Invention, Engineering
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

Lowell Commercial Historic District
(added 2003 - Lake County - #03000144)
305-519 Commercial Ave. and 108-110 Clark St. , Lowell
(40 acres, 28 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clark, Perry D., et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Park, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Park, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Marktown Historic District
(added 1975 - Lake County - #75000025)
Bounded by Pine, Riley, Dickey, and 129th Sts. , East Chicago
(400 acres, 138 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shaw, Howard Van Doren
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Monroe Terrace Historic District
(added 2009 - Lake County - #09000429)
304-318 Monroe St. , Gary
(9 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Creighton, D.F., United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Engineering, Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Invention
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Morningside Historic District
(added 2009 - Lake County - #09000758)
Also known as 089-232-23000
Roughly bounded by E. side of Washington, W. side of Jefferson, W. 47th & W. 48th Sts. , Gary
(360 acres, 99 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hess, Louis C.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
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: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Polk Street Terraces Historic District
(added 2009 - Lake County - #09000430)
404-422 and 437-455 Polk St. , Gary
(9 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Creighton, D.F., U.S. Sheet & Tin Plate Co.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Engineering, Invention, Architecture
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

Van Buren Terrace Historic District
(added 2007 - Lake County - #07000565)
Also known as The Edison Concept Houses
336-354 Van Buren St. , Gary
(9 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Creighton, D.F., United States Sheet & Tin Plate Co.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Invention, Community Planning And Development, Engineering
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

West Fifth Avenue Apartments Historic District
(added 1984 - Lake County - #84001076)
Roughly 5th Ave. from Taft to Pierce St. , Gary
(205 acres, 41 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Chicago, Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling




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