Main--Spanish Commercial Historic District

Roughly the 100 blocks of Main and Spanish Sts. and adjacent portions of Themis and Independence, Cape Girardeau, Missouri


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 2008
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; American Movement: Early Commercial; Moderne
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Specialty store; Restaurant; Department store; Warehouse; Organizational; Civic; Meeting hall
Current functions
Specialty store; Restaurant; Department store; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Business; Professional
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1880; 1959
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 26
Non-contributing buildings: 8

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger