Brown Street Historic District

Roughly, Brown St. from W of Linn St. to Governor St. and adjacent parts of intersecting streets, Iowa City, Iowa


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 23, 1994
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Italianate; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Education; Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Road-related; Single dwelling
Current functions
Multiple dwelling; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 82
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 9


District (10,539)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Iowa (2,526)
Iowa City MPS (4)
Iowa City, Iowa (65)
Italianate (5,116)
Johnson County, Iowa (98)
Limestone (8,194)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Queen Anne (5,134)
Victorian (19,702)