West Ninth Streetcar Line Historic District

Also known as: Ninth Street Corridor, Ninth Street, 9th Street, W. 9th St.
W. Ninth St. from University Ave. to Hickman Rd., 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
Transportation; Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; College; Park; Rail-related
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Correctional facility; Fire station; Park; Road-related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1883; 1936
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 97
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 48
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

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