National Register of Historic Places

GIS File Name

HISTORICAL_NationalRegisterHistoricPlaces

Description

This polygon layer contains buildings, sites, structures, objects, and districts that have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of their importance to American history, culture, or archaeology. National Register designation means that changes to these places must be reviewed if federal or state funds, permits, or licenses are used.

Purpose

This layer was created for general use by the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC) and for public distribution. Created for reference purposes as a digital companion to the hard copy National Register atlas kept on file by the CHC.

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Attributes

Name Type Details Description
ST_NUM type: String
width: 15
precision: 0
Street address number
STREET type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Street name
NRIND type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
Individual property, building, or structure listed ("Y"=listed on the National Register)
PRES_RESTR type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
Property protected by a preservation restriction ("Y"=protected)
NRDIS type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
National Register historic district ("Y"=district)
HISTNAME type: String
width: 75
precision: 0
Historic name of protected site; last names first
AKA type: String
width: 60
precision: 0
Alternate name
LOCATION type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
Full street address or description of location
LABELNAME type: String
width: 100
precision: 0
Name of site formatted for map labels; first names first
NHL type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
National Historic Landmark ("Y"=Landmark)
DOE type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
Property has a Determination of Eligibility to be listed on the National Register ("Y"=Eligible)
SHAPE_LENG type: Double
width: 8
precision: 38

Coordinate System

NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001 Feet