West Downtown Rockford Historic District

Roughly bounded by Park Ave., State St., Church St., and Wyman St., Rockford, Illinois


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 5, 2007
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Financial institution; Specialty store; Business; Hotel; Communications facility; Theater; Civic
Current functions
Organizational; Financial institution; Business; Multiple dwelling; Communications facility; Theater; Civic
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 41
Non-contributing buildings: 3


20th Century (29,077)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1920 (558)
Built during 1920s (8,126)
Ceramic tile (3,229)
Classical Revival (4,526)
D.H. Burnham (6)
District (10,322)
Granite (5,090)
Illinois (2,491)
Italianate (5,079)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,280)
Limestone (8,192)
Private owner (54,396)
Rockford, Illinois (22)
Stone (26,162)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,697)
Winnebago County, Illinois (35)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2012: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates