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SOUTH CAROLINA - Chester County - Historic Districts

Chester Historic District
(added 1972 - Chester County - #72001203)
Also known as See Also:Chester Historic District (Boundary Increase);Chest
Commercial area centered around jct. of U.S. 321 and SC 72 , Chester
(3000 acres, 165 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Greek Revival, Gothic
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, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Music Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling

Chester Historic District (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1988 - Chester County - #88000456)
Also known as See Also:Chester Historic District;Chester Historic District
Roughly along S side of Saluda St. and S of Gadsden St. , Chester
(3000 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Greek Revival, Gothic
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, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Music Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling

Chester Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1988 - Chester County - #87000684)
Also known as See Also:Chester Historic District;Chester Historic District
Roughly bounded by Hemphill Ave., Brawley, Saluda, and FooteSts. and along Reedy St. , Chester
(2500 acres, 143 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Landers,Fred, Et al.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
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, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Government Office, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Government Office, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling

Colvin--Fant--Durham Farm Complex
(added 1992 - Chester County - #92000961)
Also known as Nicholas Colvin,Jr.,House;Durham House
SC 22 E side, approx. 1 mi. W of jct. with SC 16 , Chester
(195 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Work In Progress

Great Falls Downtown Historic District
(added 2000 - Chester County - #00000588)
Dearborn St. between Church and Republic St. , Great Falls
(126 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Potter & Shackleford, Sirrine, Joseph Emory
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store




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