North Grinnell Historic District

Park to W., 6th Ave. to 11th Ave., Grinnell, Iowa



You might want to ignore the boundary shown on the map. The red box was provided by the NPS and it has a slight issue. The northern edge of the boundary is located in the middle of an unidentified lake in Ontario, several hundred miles northeast of Winnipeg.

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 December 10, 2008
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; College; Museum
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1882; 1894; 1909
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 202
Contributing objects: 6
Non-contributing buildings: 61
Non-contributing objects: 1


19th Century (37,324)
Built 1882 (433)
Built during 1880s (6,384)
Charles Edward Eastman (1)
District (10,339)
Grinnell, Iowa (15)
Iowa (2,501)
Italianate (5,082)
Mortimer Cleveland (3)
Poweshiek County, Iowa (24)
Private owner (54,396)
Queen Anne (5,090)
Stone (26,161)
Victorian (19,697)