Columbus Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded by Mill, Water and Harrison Sts. and Dickason Blvd., Columbus, Wisconsin

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James Street

This is the northeast side of James Street, north of Ludington Street.

Columbus was one of the locations for the shooting of the 2009 Johnny Depp film, Public Enemies.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 5, 1992
Reference number
92000113
Architectural styles
American Movement: Prairie School; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Restaurant; City hall; School; Specialty store
Current functions
School; City hall; Specialty store; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 57
Non-contributing buildings: 16

Tags 

American Movement (6,254)
Brick (42,460)
Columbia County, Wisconsin (54)
Columbus, Wisconsin (12)
District (10,317)
Italianate (5,079)
Limestone (8,192)
Louis Sullivan (21)
Prairie School (721)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,697)
Wisconsin (2,552)

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2010: New photos from J.R. Manning

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