Independence Downtown Historic District

Chestnut, Laurel, Myrtle, Main, Maple bet. 5th and 9th, Independence, Kansas


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; American Movement
Areas of significance
Architecture; Industry; Community Planning and Development
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Library; Single dwelling; Financial institution; Mortuary; Theater; Business; Communications facility
Current functions
Library; Financial institution; Mortuary; Meeting hall; Single dwelling; Specialty store; Theater
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1867; 1875; 1907
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 95
Non-contributing buildings: 20


19th Century (38,026)
American Movement (6,254)
Boller Bros. (6)
Built 1867 (378)
Built during 1860s (3,789)
Ceramic tile (3,229)
District (10,576)
Have Street View (48,302)
Independence, Kansas (11)
Kansas (1,487)
Limestone (8,195)
Montgomery County, Kansas (33)
Tin (2,649)
Victorian (19,703)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger