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PENNSYLVANIA - Lehigh County - Historic Districts

Biery's Port Historic District
(added 1984 - Lehigh County - #84003457)
Also known as Catasauqua
Roughly bounded by Pineapple, Front, Race, and Mulberry Sts. , Catasauqua
(210 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Catasauqua Residential Historic District
(added 1984 - Lehigh County - #84003465)
Roughly bounded by Howertown Rd., Railroad Ave., Oak and Bridge Sts. , Catasauqua
(230 acres, 63 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Library, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Central Bethlehem Historic District
(added 1972 - Lehigh County - #72001131)
Also known as See Also:Central Bethlehem Historic District (Boundary Incre
Bounded by Main, Nevada, and E. Broad Sts., and the river , Bethlehem
(507 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Haidt,John Valentine
Area of Significance: Art, Commerce, Education, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Community Planning And Development, Industry, Performing Arts, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Central Bethlehem Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1988 - Lehigh County - #88000452)
Also known as See Also:Lehigh Canal;Central Bethlehem Historic District
Roughly bounded by Walnut St., Linden St., Lehigh River, and New St. , Bethlehem
(1323 acres, 161 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Coopersburg Historic District
(added 1982 - Lehigh County - #82003798)
Also known as See Also:Linden Grove Pavilion
Main St. and PA 309 , Coopersburg
(930 acres, 175 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Jordan,Genaah
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Federal
Historic Person: Cooper,Daniel,et al.
Significant Year: 1750, 1930
Area of Significance: Transportation, Agriculture, Architecture, Commerce, Industry, Social History, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Fountain Hill Historic District
(added 1988 - Lehigh County - #88000450)
Also known as See Also:Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters
Roughly bounded by Brighton, Wyandotte, W. Fourth and Seminole Sts., and Delaware Ave. , Bethlehem
(336 acres, 44 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Sayre,Robert,Et al.
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Lehigh Canal; Allentown to Hopeville Section
(added 1979 - Lehigh County - #79002307)
Along Lehigh River , Allentown
(539 acres, 1 building, 13 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: White,Josiah, White,Canvass
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Park

Mount Airy Historic District
(added 1988 - Lehigh County - #88000453)
Also known as Mount Airy Park;Prospect Avenue
Roughly Prospect Ave. between Fifteenth and Eighth Aves. , Bethlehem
(333 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Grace,Eugene,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Slatington Historic District
(added 2004 - Lehigh County - #04000839)
Roughly bounded by Ridge Alley, Chesnut St., Railroad St., Kern St., Hill Alley, 5th St. and Dowell , Slatington
( acres, 1 building)




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