Island Historic District

Roughly bounded by Hill St., Anderson St., the mill race, Park St., Bannister St. and the Kalamazoo R., Plainwell, Michigan


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 November 1, 1991
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Stick/Eastlake; Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Entertainment/Recreation; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Department store; Meeting hall; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Theater; Business
Current functions
Meeting hall; Department store; Single dwelling; Theater; Business; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 139
Non-contributing buildings: 33
Non-contributing objects: 1


Allegan County, Michigan (31)
Brick (42,466)
District (10,592)
Italianate (5,120)
Michigan (1,964)
Plainwell MPS (4)
Plainwell, Michigan (5)
Queen Anne (5,137)
Stick/Eastlake (870)
Stone (26,168)
Stucco (7,816)
Victorian (19,703)