Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Percival Lowell Significant name
Percival Lowell Architect

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Particulars for Lowell Observatory:
Building Type Astronomical Observatory
Science Astronomy
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Research facility
Area of Significance Science
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: Lowell Observatory
Registry Address: 1 mi. W of Flagstaff on Mars Hill
Registry Number: 66000172
Resource Type: Building
Theme Group: Flagstaff MRA (AD)
Owner: Private
Architect: Lowell,Percival; et al.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 4
Contributing Buildings: 5
Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Additional documentation, Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Science
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1894, 1916
Associated People: Lowell,Percival
Historic Function: Education, Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Research facility
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: Research facility

Creative Works »

The Martian Chronicles Novel Ray Bradbury Percival Lowell postulated the idea of canals on Mars

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