River Street Historic District

Franklin, River, W. River, W. Jackson, W. Union, W. Market, W. Northampton, W. South and W. Ross Sts. & Barnum Pl., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania


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 September 10, 1985
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts; Victorian: Gothic; Mixed architectural types
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
ca. 1860; 1920
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 215
Non-contributing buildings: 43