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Blissfield Downtown Historic District
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Location Roughly bounded by Pearl, Jefferson, Giles and Adrian Sts., and the Blissfield railroad line, Blissfield, Michigan
Architectural style [
NRHP reference No. 15000364
Added to NRHP June 29, 2015

The Blissfield Downtown Historic District is a historic district located in the village of Blissfield, Michigan, and roughly bounded by Pearl Street on the west, Giles Avenue on the east, Jefferson Street on the south, and Adrian Street and the Blissfield railroad line on the north. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.

The Blissfield Downtown Historic District contains 44 historically contributing structures, and eight non-contributing. structures which date back to 1875, with much of the development occurring in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The district contains the bulk of the structures used in Blissfield's commercial activities during that time, as well as prominent business and professional offices, entertainment venues, fraternal organizations, and other recreational structures. The buildings in the district representing the prevailing styles in commercial architecture during the period in which they were built, including Italianate, Late Victorian, Arts and Crafts and Commercial Brick structures, several of which are outstanding and well-preserved examples of these styles.

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