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IOWA - Black Hawk County

Bennington No. 4 (added 2001 - - #00001651)
Jct. of Bennington and Sage Rds. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Black Hawk County Soldiers Memorial Hall (added 1988 - - #88001322)
Also known as Memorial Hall
194 W. Fifth St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston,John G.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Health Care, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Museum, Park

Black Hawk Hotel (added 2002 - - #02001542)
Also known as Burr's Hotel
115-119 Main St. , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston, John G.
Architectural Style: Second Empire, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Work In Progress

Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway Passenger Depot (added 1983 - - #83004552)
605 Bluff St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Josselyn & Taylor
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Cedar Falls Ice House (added 1977 - - #77000494)
Franklin Ave. and 1st St. , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Cedar Falls Independent Order of Odd Fellows (added 1997 - - #97000384)
Also known as Odd Fellows Temple;4th and Main Building
401--403 Main St. , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson, James E.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Central Hall (added 2002 - - #84001204)
Also known as Administration Building;Old Administration Building
University of Northern Iowa campus , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson,J. E., Fulkerson,W. A.
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Chapple and Young Block (added 2002 - - #02001025)
Also known as Farmers Savings Bank
316-318-320 Main St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Other
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling

Chicago, Great Western Railroad--Waterloo Frieght Depot (added 1997 - - #88001325)
Sixth St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Christ Church (added 1977 - - #77001637)
610 E. Fourth St. , Waterloo
Owner: Private

Cotton Theater (added 1993 - - #93000764)
Also known as Regent Theater
103 Main St. , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Alban and Fisher
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Work In Progress

Crane Creek Bridge (added 2003 - - #98000769)
Marquis Rd. over Crane Cr. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Illinois Steel Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Dunkerton Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000768)
Town street over Crane Cr. , Dunkerton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Marsh Engineering Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Pedestrian Related

Dunsmore House (added 1977 - - #77000497)
902 Logan Ave. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Chadwick,Thomas
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Emerson School (added 2004 - - #04001403)
314 Randolph St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston, John G.
Architectural Style: Renaissance, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Fields Barn (added 2009 - - #77000495)
Also known as Stone Barn
SW of Cedar Falls , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Fields,William,et al.
Significant Year: 1875
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility

Fire Station No. 2 (added 1988 - - #88001321)
Also known as El Mecca Shrine Club
716 Commercial St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston,John G.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Restaurant

Forrest Milling Company Oatmeal Mill (added 2008 - - #80001430)
Also known as Old Broom Factory Restaurant
N. Main St. , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Water Works
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Fowler Company Building, The (added 2009 - - #09000712)
226-228 E. 4th St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Business

Gingrich, Clement B., House (added 1996 - - #96001371)
300 Walnut St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston, J.G.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Highland Historic District (added 1984 - - #84001209)
Roughly bounded by Independence Ave., Steely, Idaho, and Vine Sts. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cleveland,Mortimer B.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Highland Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 1987 - - #87001919)
Also known as See Also:Highland Historic District
Roughly bounded by Railroad, Idaho St., Independence Ave., & Steely St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Hotel Russell--Lamson (added 1988 - - #88001324)
201--215 W. Fifth St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

La Porte City Station (added 1979 - - #79003781)
Also known as La Porte City Station,Waterloo,Cedar Falls & Northern Railro
202 E. Main St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Education, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Library

LaPorte City Town Hall and Fire Station (added 1977 - - #77000496)
Also known as F.F.A. Agricultural Museum
413 Chestnut , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Correctional Facility, Fire Station
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Lange, August H. J. and Justena, Farmstead Historic District (added 1997 - - #97000385)
8214 Spring Creek Rd. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lange, August H. J.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Marsh--Place Building (added 1998 - - #98001272)
Also known as Marsh-Place;07-028-08038
627 Sycamore St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hallett & Rawson
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

McQuilken, John N. and Mary, House (added 1994 - - #94001097)
Also known as Emelia J. Schleeger House;Joan E. Schreiber House
602 Commercial St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Newell, James, Barn (added 1976 - - #76000734)
N of Cedar Falls off U.S. 218 , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Newell,James
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Newell,James
Significant Year: 1859
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Rath Packing Company Administration Building (added 2008 - - #08001162)
Also known as Adams Store Inc.
1515 E. Sycamore St., 208-212 Elm St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Roosevelt Elementary School (added 2004 - - #04001402)
200 E. Arlington St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cleveland, Mortimer B.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Round Barn, Washington Township (added 1986 - - #86001417)
Off US 218 , Janesville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Rownd, C. A., Round Barn (added 1986 - - #86003193)
5102 S. Main , Cedar Falls
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings

Russell, Rensselaer, House (added 1973 - - #73000722)
Also known as Lamson House;Russell House
520 W. 3rd St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Russell,Rensselaer
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Russell,Rensselaer
Significant Year: 1861, 1891, 1858
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Snowden House (added 1977 - - #77000498)
306 Washington St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

Syndicate Block (added 2005 - - #05001429)
206,208,210,212 and 216 Main St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Day, Albert L.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Walnut Street Baptist Church (added 2000 - - #00000983)
Also known as Faith Temple Baptist Church
415 Walnut St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shockley, Clinton P.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Wasson, Dr. Jesse, Building (added 1999 - - #99001239)
Also known as Knights of Pythisa Lodge
201 Main St. , La Porte City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Wasson, Dr. Jesse
Significant Year: 1889, 1878
Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Waterfield, William, House (added 1978 - - #78001206)
Also known as Waterfield Octagon House
308 3rd St., S. , Raymond
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Waterfield,William
Architectural Style: Octagon Mode
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Waterloo Public Library (West Branch) (added 1983 - - #83000342)
528 W. 4th St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston,J. G.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Waterloo Public Library--East Side Branch (added 1988 - - #88001323)
626 Mulberry St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston,John G.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Weis, Henry, House (added 1989 - - #89001779)
800 W. Fourth St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Murphy & Ralston
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Whittier School (added 2004 - - #04001400)
1500 Third St. W , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ralston, John G.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

YMCA Building (added 1983 - - #83000343)
154 W. 4th St. , Waterloo
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Toenjes,D. B., Cleveland,Mortimer
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Camp, Department Store, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Work In Progress




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