St. Augustine Town Plan Historic District

Roughly bounded by Grove Ave, the Matanzas River, and South and Washington Sts., St. Augustine, Florida

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St Augustine From the Lighthouse

Photo taken by Michael Miller

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Description 

St. Augustine, founded as a Spanish military base in 1565, is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States. Laid out around a central plaza, the present streets are all in the original town plan. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000847
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Mission/Spanish Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Military; Exploration/Settlement; Politics/Government; Architecture; Religion
Levels of significance
National; State; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Capitol; Single dwelling; Plaza; Business
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling; Hotel; Business; Plaza
Periods of significance
1650-1699; 1600-1649; 1500-1599; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1700-1749; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1750-1799; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant year
1565
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 220
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 73

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • November 13, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller

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