Brazil Downtown Historic District

E. and W. National Ave. between Depot and Forest Aves., Brazil, Indiana


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 June 25, 1997
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Victorian: Romanesque; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Post office; Restaurant; Professional; Business; Specialty store; Department store; Financial institution
Current functions
Meeting hall; City hall; Restaurant; Professional; Business; Specialty store; Financial institution
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 35
Contributing objects: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 13
Non-contributing sites: 2


Brazil, Indiana (8)
Brick (42,464)
Clay County, Indiana (21)
District (10,541)
George A. Fletcher (1)
Indiana (2,141)
Italianate (5,116)
James Knox Taylor (113)
Limestone (8,194)
Renaissance (1,333)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,166)
Victorian (19,703)