Portland Downtown Historic District

Kent, Bridge, Maple Sts., Grand River Ave., Portland, Michigan

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100 Block of Kent Street

Looking east.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Aug. 2020

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 18, 2005
Reference number
05000153
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Engineering; Entertainment/Recreation; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Specialty store; Meeting hall; Theater; Post office; Department store; Restaurant; Business
Current functions
Specialty store; Restaurant; Business; Meeting hall; Theater
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1872; 1877; 1880
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 44
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 5
Non-contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2020: New photos from Jim Allen

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