Sale Details

Sales Listing Thus Far:

Listing Agency - Barber Murphy

Broker – Tara Keller (618) 580-8253

Listing Price - $3 Million

Acreage - +- 37 Acres (will sub divide)

Address – 2009 Seminary, Alton, IL

Zoning – R-2 Multi Family

Part of the former W.M.A. campus is included in the Upper Alton Historic District

The Alton Historic Commission was established to identify, safeguard and preserve buildings having an historic or architectural value to the City of Alton.

BUFFER ZONE: Any area of land immediately bordering or adjacent to an area, district, neighborhood or individual property which acts as a buffer between it and a contrasting neighboring environment.

HISTORIC DISTRICT: Any area or collection of buildings which has been designated a historical district in compliance with the provisions of the Chapter, or prior to the effective date of this Chapter, has been placed on the U.S. Secretary of Interior’s National Register of Historic Places, or on the Illinois Register of Historic Places. Adopted hereby and incorporated herein as appendices 1A-C are the maps of the following designated historic districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Alton: a) the Christian Hill Historic District, b) the Middletown Historic District and extension thereof, and c) the Upper Alton Historic District, copies of which maps shall be maintained at the city Clerk’s office and which shall be available for inspection by the general public.

1. Landmarks:
a. Whether the property embodies distinguishing architectural characteristics of a style valuable for the study of a period, type, method of construction or use of indigenous materials;

b. Whether the property was a site of a significant local, County, State or national event.

c. Whether the property is identified with a person who significantly contributed to the development of the community, County, State or nation; d. Whether the property is identified as the work of a master builder, designer, or architect whose individual work has influenced the development of the community;

e. Whether the property has archaeological significance to the community, County or State;

f. Whether the property is a particularly fine or unique example of a utilitarian structure with a high level of integrity or architectural significance.

2. Historic. Districts:

a. Any criterion for landmarks listed in subsections B1a through B1f of this Section;

b. Whether there is a repetition of distinguishing architectural or land use characteristics through the area; or

c. Whether there is identifiable by clear and distinctive boundaries including any necessary buffer zone, an area containing one or more buildings which merit designation as landmarks and which may also contain within its boundaries such other buildings or structures which, while not of such historic or architectural significance to be designated a landmark, nevertheless contribute to the overall visual characteristics of the landmark or landmarks.

2. Historic. Districts:

c. Whether there is identifiable by clear and distinctive boundaries including any necessary buffer zone, an area containing one or more buildings which merit designation as landmarks and which may also contain within its boundaries such other buildings or structures which, while not of such historic or architectural significance to be designated a landmark, nevertheless contribute to the overall visual characteristics of the landmark or landmarks.

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