Provincetown Historic District

Roughly bounded by US 6, W end of Commercial St., Provincetown Harbor, and SE end of Commerical St., Provincetown, Massachusetts


Photo taken by Marc Belanger in August 2010



National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 30, 1989
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival; Georgian; Federal
Areas of significance
Industry; Community Planning and Development; Commerce; Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Literature; Ethnic Heritage - European; Architecture; Maritime History; Performing Arts
Levels of significance
National; State; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Monument/marker; Specialty store; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; Monument/marker; Business; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1750 AD; 1900-1924; 1700-1749; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1127
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 25
Contributing objects: 5
Non-contributing buildings: 627
Non-contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing sites: 38

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2015: New photos from Marc Belanger

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