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Buena Vista Heights Historic District

  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Park Ave, Prince Ave, Pound St, and Nantahala Extension
  • Neighborhood of Normaltown 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
1850/00/00 Gen Robert Taylor (Georgia) Owner General Robert Taylor owns 338-acre Clarke County farm named Buena Vista.
1890/00/00 Buena Vista Heights includes 62 properties with most built between 1890 and 1960. The area developed as a working-class residential neighborhood along the streetcar line and near the Southern Manufacturing Company.

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Particulars for Buena Vista Heights Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Bungalow-craftsman
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Architectural Style Folk Victorian
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape architecture
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Area of Significance Railroad
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 27th August 1999

Registry Name: Buena Vista Heights Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly bounded by Park Ave., Prince Ave., Pound St., and Nantahala Extension
Registry Number: 99001029
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Bungalow-craftsman, Other
Attribute: Folk Victorian
Area in Acres: 45
Contributing Buildings: 82
Non-Contributing Buildings: 20
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Landscape architecture, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1890, 1891
Historic Function: Transportation, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Rail-related
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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