Iowa State Fair and Exposition Grounds Historic District

E. Thirtieth St. and Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 1987
Reference number
87000014
Areas of significance
Conservation; Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture; Agriculture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Fair
Current function
Fair
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant year
1886
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 39
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 70

Tags 

19th Century (38,039)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1886 (535)
Built during 1880s (6,536)
Des Moines, Iowa (143)
District (10,578)
Have Street View (48,844)
Iowa (2,528)
Keffer & Jones (3)
Owned by state government (3,452)
Polk County, Iowa (167)
Stone (26,168)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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