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Cedartown Commercial Historic District
(added 1992 - Polk County - #92001715)
Also known as See Also:Hawkes Children's Library
Roughly bounded by East Ave. and S. Philpot, Gibson and College Sts., Cedartown
(300 acres, 64 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Wenderoth,Oscar
Architectural Style: Italianate, Art Deco, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation, Politics/Government, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Financial Institution, Post Office, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater

Cedartown Waterworks--Woman's Building--Big Spring Park Historic District
(added 2000 - Polk County - #00001475)
Jct. of Wissahickon Ave. and Bradford St., Cedartown
(22 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Poundstone, Odis Clay
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Architecture, Other, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Clubhouse, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Public Works
Current Function: Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Public Works

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