Downtown Commercial Historic District

Roughly nine blks centered on 2nd St. bet. Pine and Mulberry, Muscatine, Iowa


The majority of the buildings in the downtown historic district are located along 2nd Street, or within a block of 2nd Street. This first set of pictures are from buildings on 2nd Street from Mulberry Street to Walnut Street and on to Cedar.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2013



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 24, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Industry
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store; Department store; Restaurant; Warehouse
Current functions
Business; Professional; Financial institution; Specialty store; Restaurant; Warehouse; Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 93
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 18


Brick (42,459)
District (10,307)
Have Street View (41,471)
Iowa (2,477)
Italianate (5,077)
Joseph E. Mills (4)
Muscatine County, Iowa (33)
Muscatine, Iowa (20)
Muscatine, Iowa MPS (1)
Paul V. Hyland (3)
Queen Anne (5,087)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,696)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • June 16, 2013: New photos from J.R. Manning

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