The Oaklands Historic District

Oakland and Arlington Aves. between Franklin and College Aves., Des Moines, Iowa


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 25, 1996
Reference number
NR name
Oaklands, The, Historic District
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Landscape Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924
Significant years
1884; 1887; 1895
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 52
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 31

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger