Prospect Park Second Plat Historic District

Also known as: Official Plat of Government Lot 2, Corrected Plat of the Sec
Roughly along the Des Moines R. S to Franklin Ave., between 6th Ave. and 9th St., Des Moines, Iowa


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 23, 1998
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; American Movement
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Landscape Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Department store; Park
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Business; Park
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1886; 1887; 1888
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 54
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 16

Update Log 

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