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IOWA - Wapello County

B'nai Jacob Synagogue (added 2004 - - #04000815)
529 E. Main , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kerns, George M., Chrisman, L.T., and Co.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Social History, European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Benson Block (added 1985 - - #85000009)
Also known as Potter Block
109--112 N. Market , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Benson Building (added 1995 - - #95000969)
Also known as Union Bus Depot
214 E. Second St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Sport Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Big 4 Fair Art Hall (added 1995 - - #95000621)
Also known as Hollenbeck Hall
Water St., at Wapello County Regional Fair Grounds , Eldon
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fair

Burlington Depot (added 2008 - - #08001100)
Also known as Union Depot
210 W. Main St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Benson Const. Co., Holabird, Root & Burgee
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Museum, Rail-Related, Road-Related

Chief Wapello's Memorial Park (added 1975 - - #75000700)
Also known as Chief Wapello's Gravesite;Site of Sac and Fox Indian Agency
SE of Agency off U.S. 34 , Agency
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Chief Wapello,et al.
Significant Year: 1839, 1842, 1838
Area of Significance: Native American, Historic - Aboriginal
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Government, Other
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Government Office
Current Function: Funerary, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Museum, Park, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Court Hill Historic District (added 1998 - - #97001605)
111 E. Court and 407-1004 N. Court Sts. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clark, Edward, Kerns, George
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Dahlonega School #1 (added 2000 - - #00000934)
Cty. Rd. H25, 2 mi. NE of Ottumwa , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kerns, George M., Quinn, John F.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Dibble House (added 1974 - - #74002291)
Also known as American Gothic House;House used as model in Grant Wood's pa
Burton and Gothic Sts. , Eldon
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Eldon Carnegie Library (added 1983 - - #83004727)
IA 16 , Eldon
Owner: Local

Eldon Carnegie Public Library (added 1996 - - #96000604)
608 W. Elm St. , Eldon
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Guthrie and Holst, Wetherell and Gage
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Fifth Street Bluff Historic District (added 1998 - - #97001606)
Roughly bounded by Jefferson, E. Sixth, Washington, and Fourth Sts. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Hammett, Edward
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Mortuary, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Mortuary, Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

First National Bank (added 1995 - - #95000970)
131 E. Main St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Blackhawk Construction Co., Stoddard, H. H.
Architectural Style: 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: Specialty Store

Foster/Bell House (added 1983 - - #83000407)
205 E. 5th St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Foster,Thomas, Koch,Ernest
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Other, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Garner, J.W., Building (added 2010 - - #10000003)
222-224 E. 2nd St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kerns, George M.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Jay Funeral Home (added 1995 - - #95000971)
220 North Ct. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ottumwa Mill & Construction, Eaton, Archie
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Mortuary
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Mortuary

Jefferson Street Viaduct (added 1998 - - #98000475)
Jefferson St. over Des Moines R. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wisconsin Bridge & Iron 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

Mars Hill (added 1974 - - #74000814)
Also known as Mars Hill Church & Cemetery
SE of Ottumwa , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Ceremonial Site, Museum

McHaffey Opera House (added 1995 - - #95001317)
414 Elm St. , Eldon
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Work In Progress

Ottumwa Cemetery Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000968)
1302 North Ct. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kerns, George M., Link, T. C.
Architectural Style: Gothic, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Ottumwa High School (added 2002 - - #02001245)
501 East Second , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Croft & Boerner
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Ottumwa Public Library (added 1984 - - #84001605)
129 N. Court St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith & Gutterson
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

Ottumwa Young Women's Christian Association (added 2005 - - #05000907)
Also known as Your Family Center
133 W. Second St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ennis, C.W., Croft & Boerner
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic, Sport Facility

St. Mary's of the Visitation Church and Rectory (added 1999 - - #99000314)
Also known as St. Mary's Church
103 E. Fourth St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: McGough Bros., Krajewski, C.I.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

U.S. Post Office (added 1976 - - #76000810)
Also known as Ottumwa Municipal Building
Court and 4th Sts. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Taylor,James Knox
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Government Office

Vogel Place Historic District (added 1995 - - #95000967)
Roughly bounded by Ottumwa Country Club, Court St., Ottumwa Cemetery and former St. Joseph Hospital , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et al., Kerns, George M.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital, Single Dwelling

Wapello County Courthouse (added 1981 - - #81000272)
Court St. , Ottumwa
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stanfford,C., Foster & Liebbe
Architectural Style: Other, 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




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