Upper Roxborough Historic District

  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Shawmont Ave, Hagy's Mill Rd, and Schuylkill R.
  • 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
Frank Furness Architect
Robert Rodes McGoodwin Architect

Data »

Particulars for Upper Roxborough Historic District:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Criteria Information Potential
Historic Use Institutional housing
Historic Use Post Office
Owner Private
Historic Use Retail shop
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling
Historic Use Storage
Area of Significance Transportation
Building Type Warehouse

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 2nd May 2001

Registry Name: Upper Roxborough Historic District
Registry Address: Roughly bounded by Shawmont Ave., Hagy's Mill Rd., and Schuylkill R.
Registry Number: 01000463
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Furness, Frank; McGoodwin, Robert Rodes, et al.
Architectural Style: Colonial, Greek revival
Attribute: et al.
Area in Acres: 711
Contributing Buildings: 101
Non-Contributing Buildings: 66
Contributing Sites: 21
Contributing Structures: 5
Non-Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Historic and non-aboriginal, Industry, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Information Potential
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Transportation, Commerce, Trade, Agriculture, subsistence, Industry, processing, extraction
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Department store, Warehouse, Post office, Storage, Secondary structure, Institutional housing
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Transportation, Commerce, Trade, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure Business Warehouse Storage Agricultural fields Animal facility

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