Water Street Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by K, Main, Bridge and Spring Sts. and Jefferson Ave., Sparta, Wisconsin

A small-town commercial district with eye candy in all directions

Photos 

My Favorite Sparta Building

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2015

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1992
Reference number
92001554
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian; Other architectural type; Mediterranean Revival
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Education; Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Clubhouse; Meeting hall; Post office; Government office
Current functions
Meeting hall; Library; Government office; Post office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 55
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 28
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2015: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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