Salem Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded by Vine Ave., Ohio Ave., E. Pershing St., S. Ellsworth Ave. and Sugar Tree Alley, Salem, Ohio


By Nyttend - Own work, Public Domain,



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 7, 1995
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Department store; Financial institution; Specialty store; Single dwelling; Meeting hall; Auditorium
Current functions
Business; Professional; Specialty store; Financial institution; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 93
Non-contributing buildings: 21


Brick (42,466)
Charles Owsley (3)
Columbiana County, Ohio (65)
District (10,592)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Finley Hutton (1)
Granite (5,091)
Have Street View (49,399)
Italianate (5,120)
J. Twing Brooks (1)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Ohio (5,160)
Queen Anne (5,137)
Salem, Ohio (10)
Sandstone (4,861)
Stone (26,168)
Victorian (19,703)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • November 27, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger