Landmark Inventory / Washburne District / National Register / Historic Sites and Buildings
The Springfield Historic Commission has supported the completion of numerous historic resource surveys since 1976. If you are interested in viewing hard copies of any of the following surveys, please contact us.
- 1976 Statewide Inventory, of which a small portion of Springfield’s resources are listed.
- 1979 Historic Resources Survey, Citywide Survey is the result of a street by street survey done during the months of July through October 1979 and funded by a grant from the State Preservation Office with matching funds from the City of Springfield and the University of Oregon.
- 1980 Historic Buildings of Springfield Survey is a survey of 97 significant structures and sites that were selected from Springfield’s Historic Resources Inventory, 1979.
- 1990-1991 Springfield Cultural Resources Inventory is a survey of the resources in the Thurston area.
- 1990 Historic Resources Gateway Refinement Plan Survey was conducted and recorded for inclusion in the Historic Resources Element of the Gateway Refinement Plan.
- 1992 Re-Survey of Altered Resources in the Washburne Historic District is a narrative evaluation of 16 altered resources in the Washburne Historic district and was undertaken in response to a recommendation by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office.
- 1996 Survey of Accessory Buildings in the Washburne Historic District was conducted by preservation students from the University of Oregon.
- 2000 Accessory Structure Historic Outbuilding Survey was initiated in 1996 by the University of Oregon’s Historic Preservation Program as a teaching tool for preservation students. It is a detailed study of accessory buildings with the Washburne Historic District. The project was taken over by a preservation consultant in 2000, transferred to standardized survey forms, updated, and reformatted.
- 2001 Downtown Springfield and Glenwood Reconnaissance Survey consists of two area components. The first is a detailed reconnaissance level survey for preliminary evaluation of the eligibility of downtown structures for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The second component is a windshield survey of the Glenwood area in order to ascertain the number and type of historic resources in Glenwood.
- 2002 Downtown Springfield Planning and Education Project HPF OR-01-28 survey report is an analysis of the Main Street historic resources listed in the 2001 survey to evaluate the feasibility of a Downtown Historic District National Landmark.
- 2003 Washburne Update Survey, analyzes the current condition of both the houses and the accessory structures of within the Washburne Historic District.
- 2009 Mohawk Neighborhood Reconnaissance Level Surveywas conducted of World War II era housing in the vicinity of Mohawk and I Streets. The purpose of the survey was to: 1) provide residents with an accurate assessment of resources; 2) to provide the City of Springfield with historic data as a basis for preservation planning; and 3) increase the body of knowledge regarding mid-century historic resources maintained by State Historic Preservation Office.
- 2010 North Glenwood Reconnaissance Level Survey was conducted in coordination with an update of the Glenwood Refinement Plan to 1) to provide the City of Springfield with an informational basis for policy and planning decisions regarding management and protection of resources in Glenwood; 2) Provide Springfield residents with an assessment of the resources in Glenwood; and 3) to add to the body of knowledge maintained by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office with regards to the historic resources within Springfield, Lane County, and the State of Oregon.
- 2012 Willamette Heights RLS was conducted 1) to provide the residents of Springfield with an assessment of the resources within the Willamtte Heights neighborhood as recommended in the Springfield Historic Context Statements; 2) to provide the City of Springfiekld with information as a basis for preservation planning and policy within the project area; 3) to provide baseline research and recommendations on the potential for a Residential Historic District within the Willamette Heights neighborhood and 4) to increase the body of knowledge maintained by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office with regard to historic resources within Springfield.