Leadville Historic District

Town of Leadville, Leadville, Colorado

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Photo taken by Outspoken1 in August 2017

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Description 

Leadville mines have yielded minerals of higher total value than any other mining district in the country. There were three major mining phases in the Leadville district, ranging from 1860 to 1917. A large number of early structures survive. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 4, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000248
Architectural style
Victorian
Areas of significance
Industry; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling; Business
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling; Hotel; Business
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
ca. 1860; 1900
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7

Tags 

19th Century (36,405)
Brick (42,457)
Built during 1860s (3,616)
Colorado (1,549)
District (10,187)
H. A. W. Tabor (1)
Lake County, Colorado (12)
Leadville, Colorado (6)
National Historic Landmark (2,195)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,690)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2017: New photos from Outspoken1