Morris Downtown Commercial Historic District

Liberty St., roughly bounded by the RR, Illinois St., Fulton and Wauponsee Sts and Franklin, Morris, Illinois


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Early Commercial; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Transportation
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Financial institution; Meeting hall; Courthouse; Rail-related; Theater; Hotel
Current functions
Single dwelling; Financial institution; Courthouse; Auditorium; Hotel; Specialty store; Post office
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1911; 1912; 1932
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 86
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 30


20th Century (29,076)
American Movement (6,254)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1911 (917)
Built during 1910s (8,829)
District (10,528)
Early Commercial (952)
Grundy County, Illinois (16)
Illinois (2,695)
Italianate (5,114)
J.W. Royer (1)
Morris, Illinois (7)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)