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Roberts, John N., House "Tea Castle"

Picture of property 1307 Massachusetts
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 1974-09-06

Architect: John Haskell
Category: single dwelling

Saint Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church

Picture of property 900 New York Street
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 2005-11-15

Architect: unknown
Category: religious facility

The St. Luke AME Church was built in 1910. The red brick building which has twin towers on its west front, shows Gothic influences and has numerous lancet windows, some of which are stained glass. The St. Luke congregation has been an important part of the cultural life of Lawrence's African-American community since it was organized in 1862. This building also is associated with the poet and author Langston Hughes. As a twelve-year-old in 1914, Hughes was sent to live with his "Auntie Reed" in Lawrence; she saw that he went to services and Sunday School every week. Hughes credited his experiences at St. Luke with influencing his writing. It was nominated for its local significance in the areas of architecture and ethnic heritage.

Santa Fe Depot

Picture of property 1601 High
Baldwin City (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 1983-01-03

Architect: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Architects
Category: park; rail-related

Santa Fe Depot

Picture of property 413 E 7th St.
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in State Register 2017-11-18

Architect: Multiple
Category: rail-related

Designed in 1955, Lawrence’s Santa Fe Depot replaced an 1883 building that once stood at this location. The passenger depot is an excellent example of “Midwestern Modern” Mid-Century Modern architecture that captured the American imagination in the 1950s and is a Model representation of the great cultural change that transformed American life after World War II, especially in Lawrence. The building has changed very little on the exterior, and it retains almost of all its original interior design and materials. The depot is significant for its architecture. National Register listing is pending.

Santa Fe Trail - Douglas Co Trail Segments

Picture of property US 56, 2.5 mi East of Baldwin City
Baldwin City (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 2002-11-04

Architect: N/A
Category: road-related

Seybold Building

Picture of property 720 & 722 Main Street
Eudora (Douglas County)
Listed in State Register 2014-05-03

Architect: Unknown
Category: commerce

The Seybold Building, located in downtown Eudora, was built in stages during the 1880s. German immigrant John A. Seybold, a tinsmith by trade, acquired land in downtown Eudora in 1870 and built a stone building on the north side of the lot in 1883 that connected to a brick building on the south side. Seybold, whose story is indicative of other immigrant German families that settled the Eudora area in the mid-19th century, operated his hardware business from this building, but he died in 1884. His wife Bertha Seybold managed the property through the 1910s. The Eudora Post Office moved into the building in 1897, where it remained until 1916. Beginning in 1920, the Trefz family operated various businesses from the building, including the Trefz Tin Shop and Trefz Plumbing, Heating, and Electric Store. The Eudora Area Historical Society recently acquired the building with the intent of housing its museum. It was nominated for its local significance in the area commerce.

Snow House

Picture of property 706 West 12th Street
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 1996-09-09

Architect: William Griffith
Category: single dwelling

South Rhode Island and New Hampshire Street Historic Residential District

Picture of property E. Rhode Island St., 1120-1340; W. Rhode Island St., 1301-1345; E. New Hampshire St., 1300-1346, W. New Hampshire St. 1301-1347
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 2004-07-14

Architect: Not listed
Category: domestic; single dwelling

Spooner Hall

Picture of property KU Campus
Lawrence (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register 1974-07-15

Architect: Henry Van Brunt
Category: college

State Bank of Eudora

Picture of property 707 Main Street
Eudora (Douglas County)
Listed in State Register 2012-08-11

Architect: Undetermined
Category: financial institution

On March 10, 1892 The Eudora News proclaimed, "Eudora is to have a bank." The small one-story brick and stone building opened its doors in June 1892. The bank's first president was Charles Pilla, an immigrant from Bavaria who settled in Eudora in 1865 and opened a general store. The State Bank failed in 1923 and was then used by the Home State Bank and later the Kaw Valley State Bank. The building has long drawn the attention of passersby with its ornate and highly decorative cornice. It was nominated to the Register of Historic Kansas Places for its local significance in the area of commerce.

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