Montello Commercial Historic District

Roughly, parts of W. Montello and Main Sts. at the Montello R. and the quarry on E. Montello St., Montello, Wisconsin

Small city main street, that grew up around Montello's famous granite quarry

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 7, 1996
Reference number
96000238
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Italianate; Other architectural type; Vernacular Commercial
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Extractive facility; Specialty store; Restaurant; Financial institution; Department store
Current functions
Outdoor recreation; Specialty store; Restaurant; Professional
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant year
1879
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 22
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 12
Non-contributing structures: 1

Tags 

19th Century (35,827)
Brick (42,439)
Built 1879 (286)
Built during 1870s (4,724)
District (9,847)
Granite (5,089)
Italianate (5,017)
Marquette County, Wisconsin (6)
Montello, Wisconsin (5)
Queen Anne (5,029)
Victorian (19,684)
Wisconsin (2,308)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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