Fort Madison Downtown Commercial Historic District

Centered on Ave. G, from near 6th St., to mid-900 Blk, inc. Ave. H from 7th to 9th, Fort Madison, Iowa


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 31, 2007
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Victorian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Business; Professional; Specialty store; Financial institution; Department store; Organizational; Restaurant
Current functions
Business; Meeting hall; Specialty store; Financial institution; Professional; Organizational; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1887; 1912; 1947
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 91
Non-contributing buildings: 14


19th Century (38,126)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1887 (629)
Built during 1880s (6,554)
District (10,645)
Federal (4,600)
Fort Madison, Iowa (16)
Have Street View (50,477)
Iowa (2,530)
Iowa's Main Street Commercial Architecture MPS (13)
Lee County, Iowa (55)
Private owner (54,402)
Stone (26,167)
Victorian (19,703)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Mapped landmark