A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in Florida, an Art Deco train station in Cincinnati and an expansive Hudson River view in New Jersey are among this year's inclusions on the just-released America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list.
The 27-year-old list, issued by the nonprofit National Trust for Historic Preservation, spotlights threatened landmarks in an effort to save them. To date, the roster has included more than 250 one-of-a-kind places, ranging from urban structures to rural landscapes to entire communities.
PHOTOS: Endangered Historic Places list
The 2014 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places (in alphabetical order):
Battle Mountain Sanitarium in Hot Springs, S.D., has National Historic Landmark status, but the Department of Veterans Affairs, which operates the 1902 health care center, has plans to move to newer facilities 60 miles away, leaving its future in question.
Bay Harbor's East Island was founded in 1947 on mangrove swamp islands in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Now, the Miami Modern buildings of its East Island business district may be torn down to make way for new development.
Chattanooga State Office Building, a six-story mid-century landmark in downtown Chattanooga, Tenn., was decommissioned last year by the state. The new owner may demolish it.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House The Tallahassee, Fla. residence – the only private home in that state designed by the renowned architect -- is also one of the few remaining homes he designed in the hemicycle form. Time and weather have eroded the house but a group is working toward its preservation.
Historic Wintersburgin Huntington Beach, Calif., is a collection of buildings, including a 1912 farmhouse and a Presbyterian mission, were once occupied by Japanese American pioneers. The site is threatened by demolition.
Mokuaikaua Church in Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawaii is Hawaii's first Christian church. Completed in 1837 and partially constructed from the stones of an ancient Hawaiian temple, religious services are still held here, but it's at risk from earthquakes and years of wear.
The Music Hall in Cincinnati has National Historic Landmark status, and remains an active performance venue, but it's deteriorating.
The Palisades in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is a scenic and popular picnic spot on the Hudson River. But a proposed office tower would spoil the ambiance.
The Palladium Building in St. Louis housed a whites-only nightclub in which high-profile African American entertainers such as Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald performed. Because it lacks official historical landmark status, its future is uncertain.
Shockoe Bottom, a popular restaurant and entertainment enclave in Richmond, Va., was once a center of the slave trade. It's also the locale of a jail that held "12 Years a Slave" author Solomon Northup. The site harbors buried artifacts, but is threatened by development of a proposed minor league baseball stadium.
Union Terminal is a Cincinnati landmark, but the Art Deco beauty is deteriorating.