Decatur Downtown Historic District

Merchant St. roughly bounded by North, Water, Wood, and Church Sts., Decatur, Illinois

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National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 1985
Reference number
85001011
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Other architectural type; Victorian: Romanesque; Commercial Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Business
Current function
Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1854; 1916
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 50
Non-contributing buildings: 25
Non-contributing objects: 3

Tags 

19th Century (37,874)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1854 (335)
Built during 1850s (4,706)
Classical Revival (4,568)
Decatur, Illinois (8)
District (10,528)
Illinois (2,695)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Macon County, Illinois (13)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,160)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,698)

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