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Blood, Col. James, House

Picture of property 1015 Tennesse
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Feb 23, 1972

Architect: unknown
Area of Significance: single dwelling
Architectural Style(s): Late Victorian

Breezedale Historic District

Picture of property 2301-2401 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Jan 31, 2008

Architect: Sutton, Charles E.
Area of Significance: residential district
Architectural Style(s): Bungalow/Craftsman
Thematic Nomination: Historic Resources of Lawrence (2001)

Extending an early twentieth century trend of southern and western residential expansion in Lawrence, Charles E. Sutton developed the Breezedale Addition and the streetcar route at the southern end of Massachusetts Street. In an unsual venture for Lawrence, he built five homes with similar architectural character in 1909 and 1910. This was the first attempt in Larwerence to create an identifiable surburban neighborhood. The district includes fourteen contributing and five non-contributing resources. It was nominated as part of the "Historic Resources of Lawrence" multiple property nomination for its association with local development and its early twentieth century architecture.

Brender, John House

Picture of property 545 W 20th St
Eudora (Douglas County)
Listed in State Register Aug 3, 2019

Architect: Brender, John
Area of Significance: domestic
Architectural Style(s): Second Empire

The John Brender Residence, located in Eudora, Douglas County is historically significant and eligible for listing in the Register of Historic Kansas Places under Criterion C for architecture. The building is locally significant as an excellent example of the Second Empire style in Douglas County, Kansas. The home has been a fixture in the community since it was first constructed in the 1870s. The original owner and builder of the home, John Brender, was one of the founders of the City of Eudora and served as the city’s first blacksmith. In the early twentieth century, the Rosenau family made this their home for over 90 years and were a fixture of the Eudora community. The period of significance for the Brender Residence is 1876 the year the building was constructed.

Case Library, Baker University

Picture of property Eighth and Grove
Baldwin City (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Jun 5, 1986

Architect: J.W. Gaddis
Area of Significance: college
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival

Chewning House

Picture of property 1510 Stratford Rd.
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Mar 7, 2019

Architect: George Beal
Area of Significance: domestic; single dwelling
Architectural Style(s): Modern Movement

The Chewning House is located at 1510 Stratford Road in the West Hills neighborhood just west of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. It was built in 1936 and designed by George M. Beal, chair of the University of Kansas Architecture program. The house is one of the 1,000 houses built in the United States as part of the General Electric “New American Home” program, which involved General Electric and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The program was started to stimulate the economy and put people to work during the Great Depression and aimed to utilize local financiers, builders and suppliers. It is the only known GE “New American Home” in the immediate vicinity of Lawrence and one of the earliest examples of the Modern movement in residential architecture in Lawrence. It is being nominated under the Historic Resources of Lawrence Multiple Property Documentation Form. It predates the “Lawrence Modern, 1945-1975” MPS amendment, but fits into the context as being modern in design and is also associated with the Federal Housing Administration.

Chicken Creek Bridge

Picture of property Lone Star vicinity
Lone Star (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Mar 5, 1990

Architect: B.F. Metsker, I. Babb
Area of Significance: road-related
Architectural Style(s): Bridge

Chi Omega Sorority House

Picture of property 1345 West Campus Road
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in State Register Jan 5, 1983

Architect: Walter Glover
Area of Significance: clubhouse
Architectural Style(s): Tudor Revival

Clearfield School - District 58

Picture of property 2162 N 600 Road
Baldwin City (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Jan 8, 2014

Architect: Unknown
Area of Significance: education related
Architectural Style(s): Stick/Eastlake
Thematic Nomination: Historic Public Schools of Kansas

Clearfield School, built in 1900, is located northeast of Baldwin City in Palmyra Township on a half-acre site that includes three contributing buildings (the school and two outhouses) and one non-contributing building (a shed). This school building was at least the second schoolhouse to serve district 58 students, and was originally built in a location one mile east, but it was moved to its current location in 1908. The school closed in 1946, but it continued to serve as a meeting house for the Clearfield Grange until the 1990s. At the time of nomination, the Clearfield Historical Society maintains the building. This vernacular one-room schoolhouse exhibits Queen Anne and Stick stylistic references including a triangular panel in the front gable, ornamental windows with a band of several square panes encircling a larger clear pane, a shed roof supported by ornamental brackets over each entrance, and fishscale shingle siding in the front gable. It was nominated as part of the "Historic Public Schools of Kansas" multiple property nomination for its local significance in the areas of education and architecture.

Clinton School District 25

Picture of property 1180 North 604 East Road, Lawrence vicinity
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register May 1, 1998

Architect: unknown
Area of Significance: single dwelling; school; business
Architectural Style(s): Other

Coal Creek Library

Picture of property 698 E. 1719 Road
Vinland, Baldwin City Vicinity (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register Dec 10, 2003

Architect: Coal Creek Library Association
Area of Significance: library
Architectural Style(s): Other

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