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100 Block of West Broadway Historic District (added 2002 - - #02000455)
W. Broadway, First St., and Fourth St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Bennett Building (added 2001 - - #01000861)
Also known as Ervin Building
405 West Broadway , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: McDonald and McDonald, et al., Jensen and Larson
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Business, Medical Business/Office, Professional
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Beresheim, August, House (added 1976 - - #76000802)
621 3rd St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Carstens Farmstead (added 1979 - - #79000932)
S of Shelby on IA 168 , Shelby
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Work In Progress

Cavin, Thomas E., House (added 1984 - - #84001306)
150 Park Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Chevra B'nai Yisroel Synagogue (added 2007 - - #07000113)
Also known as B'nai Israel Synagogue
618 Mynster St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jensen, Jocheis Chris
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Social History, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (added 1995 - - #95000856)
Also known as Rock Island Depot
1512 S. Main St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Volk, John, & Co., Chief Engineer, CRI & PRR
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Council Bluffs Free Public Library (added 1983 - - #83004721)
200 Pearl St. , Council Bluffs
Owner: Local

Council Bluffs Free Public Library (added 1999 - - #99000048)
200 Pearl St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Woodward, J.C. and W., Patton and Miller
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Dodge, Grenville M., House (added 1966 - - #66000338)
Also known as General Dodge House
605 S. 3rd St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Dodge,Grenville M.
Significant Year: 1916, 1869
Area of Significance: Military, Transportation, Communications
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Dodge, Ruth Anne, Memorial (added 1980 - - #80001457)
Also known as The Black Angel
Fairview Cemetery , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bacon,Henry, French,Daniel Chester
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Eckle Round Barn (added 1986 - - #86001470)
Off IA 168 , Shelby
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brown,Ed,et al., Eckle,Richard
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

German Bank Building of Walnut, Iowa (added 1991 - - #91000536)
Also known as Walnut State Bank Building
Jct. of Highland and Central Sts. , Walnut
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: St. Louis Bank Equipment Co.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution

Graceland Cemetery Chapel (added 1986 - - #86000873)
Graceland Cemetery, US 59 , Avoca
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Work In Progress

Hancock Savings Bank (added 1983 - - #83000401)
Also known as Bank Building
311 Main St. , Hancock
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Haymarket Commercial Historic District (added 1985 - - #85000774)
Also known as Haymarket Historic District
S. Main St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Specialty Store

Hughes, Martin, House (added 1984 - - #84001310)
903 3rd St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Maxon,S. E.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Jefferis, Thomas, House (added 1979 - - #79000928)
523 6th Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
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

Lincoln--Fairview Historic District (added 2007 - - #07000281)
Roughly bounded by W. Kanesville Blvd., Oakland Ave., Fairview Cemetery, and N. 1st St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jensen, J. Chris, Battin, Vincent
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Historic Person: Woodward, John G.
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Capitol, Cemetery, Monument/Marker, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Monument/Marker, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works

Norton, Charles Henry and Charlotte, House (added 2004 - - #04001401)
401 N. Chestnut St. , Avoca
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Ogden House (added 2007 - - #76000803)
Also known as Odgen Hotel
169 W. Broadway , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cook,A.A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Park/Glen Avenues Historic District (added 2010 - - #10000160)
101-508 Glen Ave., 102-471 Park Ave., 209 & 301 W. Pierce, & 524 & 600 Huntington , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wickham Bros., Hale, Perley
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Federal
Historic Person: Benton, Thomas Hart Jr.
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Communications Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Public Works, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Public Works, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Pioneer Implement Company (added 2008 - - #08000357)
Also known as International Harvester Transfer House
1000 S. Main St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Shugart, Eli L.
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Pottawattamie County Jail (added 1972 - - #72000481)
226 Pearl St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Pottawattamie County Sub Courthouse (added 1981 - - #81000265)
Elm St. , Avoca
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
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

Reverend Little's Young Ladies Seminary (added 1982 - - #82002637)
541 6th Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Williams & Tostevin Co., Bassett,A.G.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Shea, John J. and Agnes, House (added 1995 - - #95001315)
309 S. 8th St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Monroe, George
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Work In Progress

South Omaha Bridge (added 1992 - - #92000742)
Also known as Missouri River Bridge;NEHBS No. DO09: 97-1
US 275/NE 92 over the Missouri R. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kansas City Bridge Co., Ash,Howard,Needles, & Tammen
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

St. Peter's Church and Rectory (added 1992 - - #92000923)
1 Bluff St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wickham Bros., Schnell,Mathias
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

State Savings Bank (added 1984 - - #84001312)
Also known as Old Savings Bank
509 W. Broadway , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bank Building & Equipment Corp., Knoebel,W. G.
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tulleys, Lysander, House (added 1979 - - #79000929)
151 Park Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wickham Bros., Hale,P.E.
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Turner, Francis A. and Rose M., House (added 1997 - - #96001583)
1004 Cherry St. , Avoca
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thiessen, Fred
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
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

Wickham, O. P., House (added 1979 - - #79000930)
616 S. 7th St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wickham Bros.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Wickham--De Vol House (added 1995 - - #95000557)
332 Willow Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wickham, Owen P.
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Willow--Bluff--3rd Street Historic District (added 2005 - - #05001019)
Roughly bounded by Worth, High School Ave., Clark Ave. and W side Bluff St. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schoentgen, E.P., Bell & Berlinghoff
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Dodge, Gen. G.M.
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Y.M.C.A. Building (added 1979 - - #79000931)
628 1st Ave. , Council Bluffs
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Sport Facility




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