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Downtown Athens Historic District

  • Also Known As: See Also:Franklin House also Clarke County Courthouse also Downtown At
  • Also Known As: See Also: Downtown Athens H.D. AD, BI and BD

  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Hancock Ave, Foundry, Mitchell
  • Neighborhood of Downtown in Athens, GA
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event

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Particulars for Downtown Athens Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Business
Area of Significance Commerce
Architectural Style Early commercial
Architectural Style Greek revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Area of Significance Railroad
Architectural Style Renaissance
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 10th August 1978

Registry Name: Downtown Athens Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly bounded by Hancock Ave., Foundry, Mitchell
Registry Number: 78000974
Resource Type: District
Owner: Local, Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Early commercial, Greek revival, Renaissance
Area in Acres: 40
Contributing Buildings: 82
Non-Contributing Buildings: 20
Contributing Objects: 2
Other Certification: Additional documentation, Boundary increase, Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Commerce, Social history, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Event
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Significant Year: c 1833, c 1866
Historic Function: Transportation, Commerce, Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related, Single dwelling, Business
Current Function: Government, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Courthouse Business Government office City Hall

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