Oil City North Side Historic District

Also known as: Cottage Hill, Palace Hill, Polish Hill
Roughly bounded by Conrail RR, Manning St., Park Rd., Deer St., and Linden, Hasson, Bishop, Carroll and E. Bissell Ave., Oil City, PA


Google map of area

Photo taken by Brian Manville


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1999
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Industry; Ethnic Heritage - European
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Religious structure; Church school; Church related residence
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Specialty store; Religious structure; Church related residence
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
ca. 1870
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1140
Non-contributing buildings: 74

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2018: New photo from Brian Manville