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IOWA - Hardin County

Alden Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000517)
Main St. over Iowa R. , Alden
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weldon Brothers, Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Alden Public Library (added 1981 - - #81000241)
1012 Water St. , Alden
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Carnegie-Ellsworth Public Library (added 1983 - - #83000363)
520 Rocksylvania Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000527)
Near Co. Rd. VV over Iowa R. , Eldora City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Des Moines Bridge and Iron Works, Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Edgewood School of Domestic Arts (added 1979 - - #79000897)
Also known as Edgewood Community Center
719 River St. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Simplot,Eva Harrington
Significant Year: 1909
Area of Significance: Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Multiple Dwelling

Eldora Downtown Historic District (added 2009 - - #09000297)
Approximately ten blocks in downtown Eldora around the courthouse square , Eldora
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Allen, Truman Dudley
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hospital, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Professional, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Theater

Eldora Public Library (added 1983 - - #83000364)
1219 14th Ave. , Eldora
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Patton & Miller
Architectural Style: Renaissance
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

Ellsworth--Jones Building (added 1993 - - #93000959)
511 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Historic Person: Ellsworth, Eugene S.
Significant Year: 1902
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Estes Park Band Shell (added 1993 - - #93000960)
Estes Park , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Klippel, L.L.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Music Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Music Facility

First Congregational Church (added 1996 - - #96001372)
Also known as United Church of Christ
1209 12th St. , Eldora
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Atkinson, John F., Dunham, C.A.
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

First National Bank (added 1993 - - #93000958)
Also known as Iowa Falls State Bank
601 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lytle Co., The
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution

Folkert Mound Group (added 2009 - - #09000126)
Also known as 13HA30
Address Restricted , Steamboat Rock
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Religion, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Woodland, Late Woodland
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Graves/Burials, Monument/Marker, Religious Structure, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Funerary, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Conservation Area, Graves/Burials, Monument/Marker, Religious Structure, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Hardin County Courthouse (added 1981 - - #81000242)
Edgington Ave. , Eldora
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Atkinson,J.F., Allen,T.D.
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Hardin County Home Historic District (added 2010 - - #10000275)
Also known as Hardin County Poor Farm; Hardin County Farm
28483 Cty. Rd.D41 , Eldora
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Health/Medicine, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Institutional Housing
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Single Dwelling

Honey Creek Friends' Meetinghouse (added 1980 - - #80001452)
SW of New Providence , New Providence
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Moon,Ernie
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
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

Illinois Central Combination Depot--Ackley (added 1990 - - #90001303)
Also known as Ackley Depot
N. of Railroad St., between State and Mitchell Sts. , Ackley
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Coomer & Small Construction Co., Schott,J.H.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Iowa Falls Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000516)
US 65 over Iowa R. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weldon Brothers Constuction Co., Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Iowa Falls Union Depot (added 1990 - - #90001305)
Also known as Iowa Falls Depot;Illinois Central Passenger Depot--Iowa Fall
E. Rocksylvania Ave. and Depot St. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Illinois Central Railroad
Architectural Style: Renaissance, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

McClanahan Block (added 1993 - - #93000956)
613 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Metropolitan Opera House (added 1975 - - #75000690)
Also known as Met Theatre
515 Washington St. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: O'Meyer & Thori
Architectural Style: Other, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater

Mills Tower Historic District (added 1990 - - #90001304)
E. Rocksylvania Ave. 1/3 mi. E of Freight House , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Illinois Central Railroad
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

New Providence School Gymnasium (added 1996 - - #96000698)
Also known as New Providence Roadhouse
106 N. Main St. , New Providence
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lovejoy, J.E. Construction, Co., Keffer-Jones Architects
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Sport Facility

Princess--Sweet Shop (added 1993 - - #93000957)
607 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sprague, J.J., Klippel, L.L.
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

River Street Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000526)
River St. over Iowa R. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weldon Brothers, Marsh Eng. 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

Sentinel Block (added 1993 - - #93000962)
702 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Slayton Farms--Round Barn (added 1999 - - #99000739)
20478 135th St. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

St. Matthew's by the Bridge Episcopal Church (added 1993 - - #93000961)
Jct. of Oak and Railroad Sts. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Layton, Robert
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
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

Steamboat Rock Consolidated Schools Building (added 2004 - - #04000243)
Also known as Steamboat Rock Community School
306 W. Market St. , Steamboat Rock
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Reimer, Harry, Ralston, Glen
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Music Facility, Restaurant, Specialty Store, Sport Facility, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

US Post Office--Iowa Falls (added 1994 - - #93000955)
Also known as Federal Building
401 Main St. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thayer & Thayer, Wenderoth, Oscar
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Post Office

Union Cemetery Gardener's Cottage (added 2002 - - #01001486)
Union Cemetery , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Peddicord, W.L.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

W. R. C. Hall (added 1993 - - #93000963)
Also known as American Legion Hall
710 Washington Ave. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall

Washington Avenue Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000518)
US 20 over Iowa R. , Iowa Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weldon Brothers, Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related




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