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MICHIGAN - Houghton County - Historic Districts

Big Traverse Bay Historic District
(added 1975 - Houghton County - #75000946)
Also known as Grand Traverse Bay;Traverse Bay;Big Traverse
E of Lake Linden at mouth of Traverse River , Lake Linden
(90 acres, 24 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: European, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Fishing Facility Or Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Fishing Facility Or Site, Single Dwelling

Calumet Downtown Historic District
(added 1974 - Houghton County - #74000986)
Also known as Red Jacket Downtown Historic District; See Also: Calumet His
5th and 6th Sts. between Scott and Pine Sts. , Calumet
(270 acres, 62 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shand,C.K.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Calumet Historic District
(added 1989 - Houghton County - #89001097)
Also known as See Also: Calumet Downtown Historic District;Calumet and Hec
Area W of MI 26 S of Calumet Lake to Osceola , Calumet
(3400 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Calumet & Hecla Mining Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Processing Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Calumet and Hecla Industrial District
(added 1974 - Houghton County - #74000985)
Also known as See Also: Calumet Historic District
Roughly bounded by Hecla and Torch Lake RR tracks, Calumet Ave., Mine and Depot Sts. , Calumet
(180 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

East Hancock Neighborhood Historic District
(added 1980 - Houghton County - #80001859)
Roughly bounded by Front, Dunston and Vivian Sts., Mason and Cooper Aves. , Hancock
(290 acres, 69 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Liebert,H.T.
Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Queen Anne, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lake Linden Historic District
(added 2009 - Houghton County - #09000522)
Calumet St. between 1st and 8th plus parts of Hecla and Schoolcraft Sts. , Lake Linden
(520 acres, 69 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holabird, William & Martin Roche, et al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Bosch, Joseph, et al.
Significant Year: 1867, 1887, 1901
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Industry, European, Education
Cultural Affiliation: French Canadian, English (Cornish), German
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Processing Site, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Medical Business/Office, Museum, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Laurium Historic District
(added 2005 - Houghton County - #04001578)
Roughly bounded by Calumet, Stable, N. Florida, and Isle Royale Sts. , Laurium
(2872 acres, 735 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Roehm, Paul, et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Other
Historic Person: Vivian, Johnson, et.al.
Significant Year: 1877, 1889, 1895
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Department Store, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Hospital, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Painesdale
(added 1993 - Houghton County - #93000623)
Area encompassing Painesdale streets and the Champion Mine , Painesdale
(3400 acres, 214 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Eschweiler, A.C., Champion Mining Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Institutional Housing, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Painesdale Historic District
(added 1982 - Houghton County - #82005276)
MI 26 , Painesdale
(0 acres)
Owner: Private

Quincy Mining Company Historic District
(added 1989 - Houghton County - #89001095)
Also known as See Also: Quincy Mine No. 2 Shaft Hoist House
Area N from Portage Lake to Quincy Hill and along US 41 , Hancock
(7790 acres, 178 buildings, 2 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Quincy Mining Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Processing Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture

Quincy Mining Company Stamp Mills Historic District
(added 2007 - Houghton County - #07000750)
M-26 , Osceola
(3500 acres, 31 buildings, 16 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Processing Site, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Warehouse, Water-Related
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Quincy Street Historic District
(added 1988 - Houghton County - #88000143)
Also known as See Also:Hancock Town Hall and Fire Hall
100, 200, and 300 blks. of Quincy St. and 416 Tezcuco St. , Hancock
(94 acres, 28 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Charlton,Gilbert & Demar
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Classical Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Financial Institution, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Financial Institution, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Shelden Avenue Historic District
(added 1987 - Houghton County - #87002154)
Shelden, Lake, & Montezuma Aves. , Houghton
(222 acres, 43 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Charlton,Gilbert,& Demar, Ottenheimer,Henry L.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Classical Revival, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Function: Commerce/Trade




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