Fifteenth Street and Oklahoma Avenue Brick Street

500 through 1217 Fifteenth St. and 1500 through 1521 Oklahoma Ave., Mattoon, Illinois

Original brick paving in a residential area

Photo 

Oklahoma Avenue

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

Map 

Description 

The last extant segments of brick paving in Mattoon that have not been paved over. According to sources, the H.W. Clark Company laid down a base of concrete, including curbs, then added a layer of tar and sand with the brick pavers set into the mixture.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 22, 1999
Reference number
99001357
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Brick street
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1900-1924

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2017: Updated by J.R. Manning: Corrected GPS Coordinates

Sources