National Register of Historic Places listings in Rock Island County, Illinois facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rock Island County, Illinois.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.
There are 23 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Black Hawk Museum and Lodge||
|1510 46th Ave.
||Rock Island||Colonial Revival building that was built as a lodge in a state park. It currently houses the Hauberg Museum.|
||Hampton||The largest mercantile store in northwestern Illinois when it opened in the 1840s. The building housed the area's first elevator.|
|3||Broadway Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by 17th and 23rd Sts., 5th and 7th Aves., Lincoln Court, and 12th and 13th Aves.
||Rock Island||Historic district with more than 550 Victorian homes and other buildings.|
|2901 12th St.
||Rock Island||Almerin Hotchkiss patterned his design on the Rural Cemetery style of Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Massachusetts. It contains monuments by Alexander Stirling Calder and Paul de Vigne.|
|702 20th St.
||Rock Island||An early example of the Queen Anne style in Rock Island. The home is located in the Broadway Historic District.|
|6||John Deere House||
|1217 11th Ave.
||Moline||The last home owned by inventor and industrialist John Deere. It was built in the Second Empire style.|
|1300 24th St.
||Rock Island||Prairie School style home designed by Robert C. Spencer. Home to philanthropists John and Susanne (Denkmann) Hauberg|
|8||Fort Armstrong Hotel||
|3rd Ave. and 19th St.
||Rock Island||Renaissance Revival luxury hotel from the 1920s.|
|9||Fort Armstrong Theatre||
|1826 3rd Ave.
||Rock Island||Art Deco movie palace that opened in 1920.|
|Junction of 19th St. and 5th Ave.
||Moline||Fifteen-story Renaissance Revival and Commercial-style hotel that opened in 1915. It was the tallest building in the Quad Cities when it opened.|
|7th Ave. and 22nd St.
||Rock Island||Romanesque Revival school building designed by E.S. Hammatt. It opened in 1893 and ceased being used as a school in 1980. It was located in the Broadway Historic District. It was demolished in 2012.|
|12||Lock and Dam No. 15 Historic District||
|Northwest of Rodman Ave., Twd., on the northwestern tip of Arsenal Island
||Rock Island||The largest roller dam in the world.|
|13||Moline Downtown Commercial Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by 12th St. to 18th St., 4th Ave. to 7th Ave.
||Moline||Thirty-three-acre section of the Central Business District in Moline. One hundred buildings contribute to its historical significance.|
|14||Old Main, Augustana College||
|7th Ave. between 35th and 38th Sts.
||Rock Island||Renaissance Revival building on the campus of Augustana College. It was built from 1884-1893.|
|15||Peoples National Bank Building-Fries Building||
|1729-1731 and 1723-1727 2nd Ave.
||Rock Island||Two adjoining commercial buildings in downtown Rock Island. Both were built in the Classical Revival style in the late 19th century.|
|1906 7th Ave.
||Rock Island||Colonial Revival residence of newspaper owner Minnie Potter. It is located in the Broadway Historic District.|
|17||Rock Island Arsenal||
|Rock Island in the Mississippi River
||Rock Island||Originally the site of Fort Armstrong, it is now the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States. Located on an island in the Mississippi River, it served as a prison camp during the American Civil War.|
|18||Rock Island Lines Passenger Station||
|3029 5th Ave.
||Rock Island||A Renaissance Revival style train depot that opened in 1901 and closed in 1980. It now serves as a banquet hall.|
|19||Rock Island National Cemetery||
|0.25 miles north of the southern tip of Rock Island
||Rock Island||Established as a national cemetery in 1863 during the Civil War. It also contains a separate cemetery for the Confederate prisoners of war who were held on the island.|
|20||Sala Apartment Building||
|320-330 19th St.
||Rock Island||Renaissance Revival apartment building built in two sections in 1903 and 1913.|
|1609 21st St.
||Rock Island||Home of Rock Island architect George P. Stauduhar, which he designed in 1895.|
|22||Robert Wagner House||
|904 23rd St.
||Rock Island||Classical Revival home of a Rock Island brewer and banker. Built in 1904, it is located in the Broadway Historic District.|
|3052 10th Ave.
||Rock Island||Rock Island home of lumber baron Frederick Weyerhaeuser. He bought the house in 1865 and extensively renovated it 1882-1883 in the Second Empire style.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Joseph Huntoon Homestead||
||821 16th St.
|2||Industrial Home No. 94||
||2100 3rd Ave.
|3||General Thomas Rodman House||
||2532 8½ Ave.
|4||Villa de Chantal Historic District||
||2101 16th Ave.
||Rock Island||Former Catholic girls school that opened in this location in 1901. Most of the main building was destroyed in a fire in 2005.|
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