Osage Commercial Historic District

Main Street Blks. 700, 600 and parts of 500, Osage, Iowa


Sage Library Building

This building was the site of the original library in Osage.

These buildings are in the 700 block of Main Street.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2012



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 12, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Department store; Financial institution; Restaurant; Meeting hall; Library; Theater
Current functions
Department store; Financial institution; Restaurant; Theater
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 46
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • November 11, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning