Downtown Oberlin Historic District

Roughly includes W and E College St.,within 1 blk of S. Main and S. Main from College to approx. Vine St., Oberlin, Ohio


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 1, 2003
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Second Empire
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Meeting hall; City hall; School; Theater; Financial institution; Post office
Current functions
Business; Meeting hall; City hall; School; Theater; Parking lot; Financial institution
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 32
Non-contributing buildings: 5


Brick (42,459)
District (10,306)
George Baily (1)
Lorain County, Ohio (128)
Oberlin, Ohio (11)
Ohio (5,089)
Queen Anne (5,086)
Sandstone (4,862)
Second Empire (1,057)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,696)