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IOWA - Cerro Gordo County

Andrus, A. J., Duplex (added 1980 - - #80001431)
Also known as Paul Pritchard Duplex
687--691 E. State St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Cannon, Amaziah and Cornelia (Wait), House (added 2004 - - #04000899)
Also known as Crab Apple Grove
1581 N. Eisenhower Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

City National Bank Building (added 1972 - - #72000469)
Also known as Hub Clothing Store or Adams Building
4 S. Federal Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wright,Frank L.
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

East Park Band Shell (added 2009 - - #09000825)
E. State St. between North Carolina and Kentucky , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lewis, Lester, Timmerman, J.H. & Son
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Music Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Music Facility

Elks-Rogers Hotel (added 1982 - - #82002611)
Also known as Park Hotel of Clear Lake
223 Main Ave. , Clear Lake
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Etzel, John L., House (added 1983 - - #83000347)
214 N. 3rd St. , Clear Lake
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

First Church of Christ Scientist (added 1997 - - #97001285)
23 Third St., NW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: M. M. Moen Co., Smith, Clyde W.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

First National Bank of Mason City (added 1997 - - #97000392)
Also known as Norwest Bank Building;City Center of Mason City
5--7 N. Federal Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Liebbe, Nourse & Rasmussen
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling

Franke, C. F., House (added 1980 - - #80001432)
Also known as Mrs. Margaret Loomis House
320 1st St., SE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Gibson, E. R., House (added 1980 - - #80001433)
Also known as Florence Schultheis Property
114 4th St., NW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hotel Lester--Lester Cafe (added 2002 - - #02001543)
Also known as Dodge House
408-410 2nd St. NW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Jewell Apartments (added 1980 - - #80001434)
Also known as Nelson & Kehm Property
404--412 1st St., NW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lippert,Fred
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Keerl--Decker House (added 2002 - - #02001537)
119 2nd St. SE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bogardus, E.R.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Kirk, The (added 1982 - - #82002613)
206 N. Federal Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Historic Person: Kirk,Horace P.
Significant Year: 1903
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Unknown

Lippert House (added 1980 - - #80001435)
Also known as Apartments
122--124 N. Madison Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

MBA (Modern Brotherhood of America) Building (added 2002 - - #02001021)
Also known as Brick and Tile Building
103 E. State St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bell and Bentley
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Mason City Downtown Historic District (added 2005 - - #05000956)
Roughly bounded by N. 46th St., Georgia Ave., Washington Ave. and S. 2nd St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wright, Frank Lloyd, et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Health Care, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Capitol, Financial Institution, Religious Structure, Sanatorium, Specialty Store

Mason City Public Library (added 1989 - - #89000405)
Also known as Penn Avenue Building
208 E. State St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Patton & Miller
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Mason City YMCA (added 2002 - - #02000426)
15 N. Pennsylvania , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: MacNider, Hanford, McNider, Charles H.
Significant Year: 1926
Area of Significance: Social History, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Institutional Housing, Meeting Hall, Sport Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Norris, F. M., House (added 1980 - - #80001436)
Also known as Gerard Photography;Patton House
108 4th St., NE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rye,Chris
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Park Inn Hotel (added 1972 - - #72000470)
15 W. State St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wright,Frank L.
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Professional
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Parker's Opera House (added 1998 - - #98001325)
Also known as Parker's Grand Opera House;Opera House Store;Woolworth's;Par
23 N. Federal Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Foster, William
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Music Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Department Store

Rock Crest-Rock Glen Historic District (added 1979 - - #79000885)
Off U.S. 18 , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rock Falls Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000742)
Spring St. over Shell Rock R. , Rock Falls
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holvik, C.A., Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Rogers-Knutson House (added 1982 - - #82002612)
315 N. 3rd St. , Clear Lake
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Knutson,Clarence A.,et al.
Significant Year: 1895
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Romey, George, House (added 1980 - - #80001437)
Also known as Bruce Girton House
428 1st St., SE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lippert,Fred
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rule, Duncan, House (added 1979 - - #79000886)
321 2nd St., SE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bogardus,E.R.
Architectural Style: Shingle Style
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rye, Chris, House (added 1980 - - #80001438)
Also known as Enoch Norem House
630 E. State St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rye,Chris
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Seney, Charles, House (added 1980 - - #80001439)
Also known as Van Heel Residence
109 7th St., NW and 622 N. Washington St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Shipley, C. P., House (added 1980 - - #80001440)
Also known as Kenneth Schuttheis House
114 3rd St., NW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

St. John Baptist Church (added 2002 - - #01001484)
715 6th St. SW , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

State Street Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000740)
E. State St. over Willow Cr. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stark, N.M. & Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Stewart Avenue Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000741)
North Carolina Ave. over Winnebago R. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stark, N.M. & Co., Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Stockman, Dr. G. C., House (added 1992 - - #80001441)
Also known as Mrs. Evangeline Skarlis House
311 1st St., SE , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rye,Chris, Wright,Frank Lloyd
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Surf Ballroom (added 2010 - - #10000261)
Also known as S.B. & Ballroom
460 N Shore Dr , Clear Lake
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hansen and Waggoner
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Music Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Music Facility

Thornton Consolidated School (added 2002 - - #02001238)
100 5th St. N , Thornton
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Ventura Consolidated School Historic District (added 2002 - - #02001231)
Jct. of Mian and Park Sts. , Ventura
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thorson, Thornwald
Architectural Style: Moderne, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: School, Sport Facility, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Wagner-Mozart Music Hall (added 1978 - - #78001210)
1st NE. and Delaware Ave. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Music Facility
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Music Facility

Winnebago River Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000812)
US 65 over Winnebago R. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Wolf, Mier, House (added 1980 - - #80001442)
Also known as Agnes Critelli House
811 N. Adams St. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Yelland, Curtis, House (added 1980 - - #80001443)
Also known as Donald Giesen House
37 River Heights Dr. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Drummond,William
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Youngblood, Tessa, House (added 1980 - - #80001444)
Also known as Tessa Youngblood House
36 Oak Dr. , Mason City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Taylor,John
Architectural Style: Prairie School
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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