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WISCONSIN - Rock County - Historic Districts

Benton Avenue Historic District
(added 1996 - Rock County - #96000251)
Roughly bounded by Benton Ave., Wilton Ave., Sherman Ave., Richardson St., Blaine Ave. and Prairie Ave. , Janesville
(50 acres, 78 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Matteson & Landstrom
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Bungalow/Craftsman
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

Bluff Street Historic District
(added 1983 - Rock County - #83003411)
Also known as 020477223;0417801167;See Also:Cobblestone Buildings of Rock
Roughly both sides of Bluff St. from Shirland Ave. to Merrill St. , Beloit
(390 acres, 109 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Quinn,William, Wolfley,Chester E.
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: European, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bostwick Avenue Historic District
(added 2006 - Rock County - #06000321)
404-436 Bostwick Ave. and 1118 and 1128 Grace St. , Janesville
(30 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
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: Single Dwelling

City of Beloit Waterworks and Pump Station
(added 1990 - Rock County - #90001460)
Also known as See Also:Beloit Water Tower
1005 Pleasant St. , Beloit
(20 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Public Works, Water Works
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Columbus Circle Historic District
(added 2005 - Rock County - #05000453)
Columbus Circle generally bounded by N. Adams and E. Milwaukee Sts. and N. Garfield Ave. , Janesville
(150 acres, 64 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Conrad Cottages Historic District
(added 1993 - Rock County - #93000157)
235--330 Milton Ave. , Janesville
(40 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Cooksville Historic District
(added 1973 - Rock County - #73000254)
Both sides of streets bordering the Public Sq. and Rock St. , Cooksville
(240 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Courthouse Hill Historic District
(added 1986 - Rock County - #86000205)
Also known as See Also:Lovejoy and Merrrill-Nowlan Houses
Roughly bounded by E. Milwaukee St., Garfield and Oakland Aves., S. Main St., and E. Court St. and Milton Ave. , Janesville
(823 acres, 274 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Historic Person: Craig,Joseph A.,et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

East Milwaukee Street Historic District
(added 1980 - Rock County - #80000184)
N. Parker Dr. and E. Milwaukee St. , Janesville
(14 acres, 7 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Industry, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Evansville Historic District
(added 1978 - Rock County - #78000132)
roughly bounded by Allens Creek, Liberty, 4th and Garfield Sts. , Evansville
(1100 acres, 299 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Claude & Starck
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Fulton Street Historic District
(added 1999 - Rock County - #99000788)
Along Fulton St., roughly bounded by Main ans Albion Sts.; 11-21 Swift St. , Edgerton
(60 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Specialty Store

Jefferson Avenue Historic District
(added 2006 - Rock County - #06000300)
Bounded by Oakland, Garfield and Ruger Aves. and Forest Park Blvd. , Janesville
(210 acres, 77 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Law, Law and Potter, Riley, Frank, et al.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Look West Historic District
(added 1987 - Rock County - #87000506)
Roughly bounded by Mineral Point Ave., N. Franklin and Race Sts., Laurel Ave., and N. Chatham St. , Janesville
(800 acres, 547 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Law, Exploration/Settlement, Education, Architecture, Commerce, Health/Medicine, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Look West Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1993 - Rock County - #93001429)
Roughly bounded by Laurel Ave. and N. Madison, W. Court and N. Palm Sts. , Janesville
(100 acres, 71 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Merrill Avenue Historic District
(added 1993 - Rock County - #93000028)
103, 107, 111, 115 Merrill Ave. , Beloit
(15 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Milton College Historic District
(added 1980 - Rock County - #80000188)
College St. , Milton
(5 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Goodrich,Joseph
Significant Year: 1854, 1855, 1867
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling

Mouth of the Yahara Archeological District
(added 1975 - Rock County - #75000079)
Also known as Indian Hill Mound Group, Catfish Village Site, Lyon Campsite
Address Restricted , Fulton
(1400 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: middle woodland (hopewell), multiple, red ocher
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Graves/Burials, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Single Dwelling, Unoccupied Land, Village Site

Near East Side Historic District
(added 1983 - Rock County - #83003419)
Also known as 1030741865;0807791895
Roughly bounded by Pleasant, Clary Sts., Wisconsin and E. Grand Aves. , Beloit
(930 acres, 166 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Education, Exploration/Settlement, Prehistoric, Social History, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: effigy mound culture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling

North Main Street Historic District
(added 1980 - Rock County - #80000189)
Also known as See Also:North Main Street Historic District (Boundary Decre
N. Main St. and N. Parker Dr. , Janesville
(25 acres, 9 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

North Main Street Historic District (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1983 - Rock County - #83003421)
Also known as See Also:North Main Street Historic District
11-23 and 18-22 N. Main St., and Wall St. between N. Main and N. Parker Dr. , Jonesville
(15 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Old Fourth Ward Historic District
(added 1990 - Rock County - #90000789)
Roughly bounded by Washington St., Center Ave., Court St., Franklin St., and Monterey Park , Janesville
(2300 acres, 1100 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Law,Law, & Potter
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Prospect Hill Historic District
(added 1992 - Rock County - #92001558)
Also known as See Also:Richardson,Hamilton,House
Roughly bounded by Eisenhower, Prospect and Atwood Aves., Milwaukee St., Parker Dr. and Centerway , Janesville
(400 acres, 115 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kemp,Frank, Schopbell,Ellis
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church School, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church School, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

South Main Street Historic District
(added 1990 - Rock County - #90000820)
Also known as See Also:Lappin-Hayes Block;Court Street Methodist Church;Fr
Roughly S. Main St. from Milwaukee St. to Rock Co. Courthouse grounds and E. Court St. from Parker Dr. to Rock R. , Janesville
(30 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

West Milwaukee Street Historic District
(added 1990 - Rock County - #90000790)
Roughly bounded by Wall, River, Court, and Academy Sts. , Janesville
(120 acres, 54 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Simon,Louis A., Foster,William D.
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Hotel, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Specialty Store




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