Bedford Commercial Historic District

200-500 blks. Main St., 500-600 blks, Court, 500 blk. Central, Bedford, Iowa


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 12, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; 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; Meeting hall; Hotel; Theater
Current functions
Department store; Financial institution; Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 43
Contributing structures: 4
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger