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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Shawnee County, Kansas.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 80 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Morton Albaugh House
April 28, 2004
(#04000366)
1331 SW. Harrison St.
39°02′31″N 95°40′53″W / 39.041944°N 95.681389°W / 39.041944; -95.681389 (Morton Albaugh House)
Topeka
2 Solomon A. Alt House
March 23, 2005
(#05000202)
1335 SW. College Ave.
39°02′34″N 95°42′01″W / 39.042778°N 95.700278°W / 39.042778; -95.700278 (Solomon A. Alt House)
Topeka
3 Anton-Woodring House
August 23, 1991
(#91001088)
1011 Cambridge Ave.
39°03′03″N 95°43′27″W / 39.050833°N 95.724167°W / 39.050833; -95.724167 (Anton-Woodring House)
Topeka
4 ATSF Motive Power Building
ATSF Motive Power Building
January 20, 2012
(#11001034)
1001 NE Atchison Ave.
39°03′23″N 95°39′27″W / 39.056297°N 95.657536°W / 39.056297; -95.657536 (ATSF Motive Power Building)
Topeka
5 Blacksmith Creek Bridge
March 10, 1983
(#83000441)
West of Topeka
38°59′48″N 95°50′28″W / 38.996667°N 95.841111°W / 38.996667; -95.841111 (Blacksmith Creek Bridge)
Topeka
6 Bowker House
Bowker House
March 15, 2007
(#07000139)
1200 SE. Quincy
39°02′33″N 95°40′30″W / 39.0425°N 95.675°W / 39.0425; -95.675 (Bowker House)
Topeka
7 Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
October 26, 1992
(#01000156)
424 S. Kansas Ave. Suite 220
39°03′15″N 95°40′20″W / 39.054183°N 95.672222°W / 39.054183; -95.672222 (Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site)
Topeka
8 Cedar Crest
May 6, 1982
(#82002672)
Cedar Crest Rd.
39°03′56″N 95°44′44″W / 39.065556°N 95.745556°W / 39.065556; -95.745556 (Cedar Crest)
Topeka
9 Central Motor and Finance Corporation Building
February 19, 1982
(#82002673)
222 W. 7th St.
39°03′02″N 95°40′23″W / 39.050556°N 95.673056°W / 39.050556; -95.673056 (Central Motor and Finance Corporation Building)
Topeka
10 Central National Bank
Central National Bank
July 19, 1976
(#76000841)
701-703 Kansas Ave.
39°03′00″N 95°40′26″W / 39.05°N 95.673889°W / 39.05; -95.673889 (Central National Bank)
Topeka
11 Church of the Assumption and Rectory
Church of the Assumption and Rectory
July 2, 2008
(#08000607)
204 SW. 8th St.
39°02′57″N 95°40′34″W / 39.049167°N 95.676111°W / 39.049167; -95.676111 (Church of the Assumption and Rectory)
Topeka
12 Church of the Assumption Historic District
July 7, 2015
(#15000384)
204 and 212 SW. 8th Ave. and 735 Jackson St.
39°03′00″N 95°40′34″W / 39.050000°N 95.676111°W / 39.050000; -95.676111 (Church of the Assumption Historic District)
Topeka
13 Church of the Holy Name
Church of the Holy Name
January 20, 2012
(#11001035)
1110 SW 10th Ave.
39°02′59″N 95°41′25″W / 39.049769°N 95.690414°W / 39.049769; -95.690414 (Church of the Holy Name)
Topeka
14 College Avenue Historic District
College Avenue Historic District
April 18, 2007
(#07000321)
College Ave. between Huntoon St. and 17th St.
39°02′26″N 95°42′01″W / 39.040519°N 95.700375°W / 39.040519; -95.700375 (College Avenue Historic District)
Topeka
15 Columbian Building
Columbian Building
September 5, 1975
(#75000722)
112-114 W. 6th St.
39°03′08″N 95°40′26″W / 39.052222°N 95.673889°W / 39.052222; -95.673889 (Columbian Building)
Topeka
16 Constitution Hall-Topeka
Constitution Hall-Topeka
July 15, 2008
(#08000669)
429 S. Kansas Ave.
39°03′15″N 95°40′20″W / 39.054167°N 95.672222°W / 39.054167; -95.672222 (Constitution Hall-Topeka)
Topeka
17 Crawford Building
Crawford Building
August 22, 1975
(#75000723)
501 Jackson St.
39°03′12″N 95°40′26″W / 39.053333°N 95.673889°W / 39.053333; -95.673889 (Crawford Building)
Topeka
18 William T. and Delora Crosby House
William T. and Delora Crosby House
October 6, 2011
(#11000729)
1109 SW Topeka Blvd.
39°02′45″N 95°40′58″W / 39.045833°N 95.682778°W / 39.045833; -95.682778 (William T. and Delora Crosby House)
Topeka
19 Curtis Junior High School
October 22, 2001
(#01001126)
316 NW. Grant St.
39°04′26″N 95°40′00″W / 39.073810°N 95.666583°W / 39.073810; -95.666583 (Curtis Junior High School)
Topeka
20 Charles Curtis House
Charles Curtis House
January 25, 1973
(#73000778)
1101 Topeka Ave.
39°02′45″N 95°40′55″W / 39.045833°N 95.681944°W / 39.045833; -95.681944 (Charles Curtis House)
Topeka
21 Davies Building
Davies Building
September 15, 1977
(#77000597)
725-727 Kansas Ave.
39°02′58″N 95°40′27″W / 39.049444°N 95.674167°W / 39.049444; -95.674167 (Davies Building)
Topeka
22 Devon Apartments
Devon Apartments
June 27, 2002
(#02000683)
800-808 W. 12th St.
39°02′46″N 95°41′11″W / 39.046111°N 95.686389°W / 39.046111; -95.686389 (Devon Apartments)
Topeka
23 Dillon House
Dillon House
December 27, 2006
(#06001171)
404 W. 9th St.
39°02′55″N 95°40′46″W / 39.048611°N 95.679444°W / 39.048611; -95.679444 (Dillon House)
Topeka
24 East Topeka Junior High School
East Topeka Junior High School
January 14, 2004
(#03001397)
1210 E. 8th St.
39°02′42″N 95°39′36″W / 39.045°N 95.66°W / 39.045; -95.66 (East Topeka Junior High School)
Topeka
25 England Farm
May 7, 1982
(#82002674)
4619 SE. 37th St.
38°59′58″N 95°35′27″W / 38.999444°N 95.590833°W / 38.999444; -95.590833 (England Farm)
Topeka
26 Fire Station No. 2-Topeka
Fire Station No. 2-Topeka
July 3, 2002
(#02000715)
719-723 Van Buren
39°03′07″N 95°40′35″W / 39.051944°N 95.676389°W / 39.051944; -95.676389 (Fire Station No. 2-Topeka)
Topeka
27 Gem Building
November 1, 2006
(#06000964)
506-510 SW. 10th Ave.
39°02′58″N 95°40′54″W / 39.049444°N 95.681667°W / 39.049444; -95.681667 (Gem Building)
Topeka
28 Giles-Nellis House
April 28, 1992
(#92000432)
915 SW. Munson
39°02′50″N 95°41′15″W / 39.047222°N 95.6875°W / 39.047222; -95.6875 (Giles-Nellis House)
Topeka
29 Gordon Building
October 20, 2010
(#10000846)
900, 902, and 904 S. Kansas Ave.
39°02′49″N 95°40′30″W / 39.047°N 95.675°W / 39.047; -95.675 (Gordon Building)
Topeka Turn-of-the-20th-century classical revival furniture warehouse significant in Topeka's commercial history
30 Hard Chief's Village
June 22, 2007
(#07000610)
Southern side of the Kansas River, west of its confluence with Mission Creek
39°04′24″N 95°51′40″W / 39.073333°N 95.861°W / 39.073333; -95.861 (Hard Chief's Village)
Silver Lake
31 John C. Harmon House
January 20, 2012
(#11001036)
915 SW Buchanan
39°03′04″N 95°41′30″W / 39.051181°N 95.691764°W / 39.051181; -95.691764 (John C. Harmon House)
Topeka
32 Hicks Block
November 9, 1977
(#77000598)
600 W. 6th Ave.
39°03′14″N 95°40′48″W / 39.053889°N 95.68°W / 39.053889; -95.68 (Hicks Block)
Topeka
33 Holliday Park Historic District I
Holliday Park Historic District I
November 17, 2002
(#02001308)
Roughly bounded by 10th Ave. and Taylor, Polk, Huntoon, Clay and Fillmore Sts.
39°02′45″N 95°41′12″W / 39.045917°N 95.686558°W / 39.045917; -95.686558 (Holliday Park Historic District I)
Topeka
34 Holliday Park Historic District II
November 15, 2002
(#02001309)
1009, 1015, 1019,1021,1025, 1031, 1035 SW Fillmore St.
39°02′55″N 95°41′20″W / 39.048547°N 95.688992°W / 39.048547; -95.688992 (Holliday Park Historic District II)
Topeka
35 Hopkins House
January 16, 2009
(#08001353)
6033 SE. U.S. Route 40
39°02′39″N 95°33′23″W / 39.044167°N 95.556389°W / 39.044167; -95.556389 (Hopkins House)
Tecumseh
36 Hughes Conoco Service Station
July 5, 2011
(#11000411)
400 SW. Taylor St.
39°03′25″N 95°40′54″W / 39.056944°N 95.681667°W / 39.056944; -95.681667 (Hughes Conoco Service Station)
Topeka
37 Jayhawk Hotel, Theater and Walk
Jayhawk Hotel, Theater and Walk
March 11, 1982
(#82002675)
700 Jackson Ave.
39°03′01″N 95°40′29″W / 39.050278°N 95.674722°W / 39.050278; -95.674722 (Jayhawk Hotel, Theater and Walk)
Topeka
38 Kansas State Capitol
Kansas State Capitol
September 3, 1971
(#71000330)
Bounded by 8th and 10th Aves. and Jackson and Harrison Sts.
39°02′54″N 95°40′39″W / 39.048333°N 95.6775°W / 39.048333; -95.6775 (Kansas State Capitol)
Topeka
39 Fred and Cora Luttjohann House
Fred and Cora Luttjohann House
February 20, 2004
(#03001384)
2053 S. Kansas Ave.
39°01′53″N 95°40′45″W / 39.031444°N 95.679278°W / 39.031444; -95.679278 (Fred and Cora Luttjohann House)
Topeka
40 Horace G. Lyons House
August 1, 1984
(#84001241)
4831 SE. 61st St.
38°57′21″N 95°35′02″W / 38.955833°N 95.583889°W / 38.955833; -95.583889 (Horace G. Lyons House)
Berryton
41 Masonic Grand Lodge Building
Masonic Grand Lodge Building
October 8, 2014
(#14000833)
320 SW. 8th Ave.
39°03′00″N 95°40′42″W / 39.0501°N 95.6784°W / 39.0501; -95.6784 (Masonic Grand Lodge Building)
Topeka
42 McCauley Bridge
July 2, 1985
(#85001427)
0.5 miles south of Auburn
38°53′49″N 95°48′53″W / 38.896944°N 95.814722°W / 38.896944; -95.814722 (McCauley Bridge)
Auburn
43 Memorial Building
Memorial Building
July 17, 1975
(#75000724)
120 W. 10th Ave.
39°02′47″N 95°40′34″W / 39.046389°N 95.676111°W / 39.046389; -95.676111 (Memorial Building)
Topeka
44 Menninger Clinic Building
February 13, 1975
(#75000725)
3535 W. 6th Ave.
39°03′30″N 95°43′14″W / 39.058333°N 95.720556°W / 39.058333; -95.720556 (Menninger Clinic Building)
Topeka
45 Mill Block Historic District
July 7, 2015
(#15000385)
101-129 N. Kansas Ave.
39°03′34″N 95°40′14″W / 39.0595°N 95.6705°W / 39.0595; -95.6705 (Mill Block Historic District)
Topeka
46 Morgan House
April 28, 2004
(#04000367)
1335 SW. Harrison St.
39°02′30″N 95°40′53″W / 39.041667°N 95.681389°W / 39.041667; -95.681389 (Morgan House)
Topeka
47 North Topeka Baptist Church
North Topeka Baptist Church
January 18, 2011
(#10001137)
123 NW Gordon.
39°04′09″N 95°39′59″W / 39.069167°N 95.666389°W / 39.069167; -95.666389 (North Topeka Baptist Church)
Topeka
48 Old German-American State Bank
April 30, 1980
(#80001475)
435 Kansas Ave.
39°03′06″N 95°40′55″W / 39.051667°N 95.681944°W / 39.051667; -95.681944 (Old German-American State Bank)
Topeka
49 Pottawatomie Baptist Mission Building
September 3, 1971
(#71001089)
Off W. 6th St., 0.5 mile west of Wanamaker Rd.; also on Urish Rd., 0.3 miles north of 10th St.
39°03′21″N 95°46′31″W / 39.055833°N 95.775278°W / 39.055833; -95.775278 (Pottawatomie Baptist Mission Building)
Topeka Urish Road location represents a boundary increase
50 Potwin Place Historic District
May 1, 1980
(#80001476)
Roughly bounded by Elmwood, Grove, Broadmoor, and Willow Sts.
39°03′43″N 95°41′38″W / 39.061944°N 95.693889°W / 39.061944; -95.693889 (Potwin Place Historic District)
Topeka
51 John and Mary Ritchie House
December 29, 2015
(#15000939)
1116 SE. Madison St.
39°02′34″N 95°40′20″W / 39.042740°N 95.672355°W / 39.042740; -95.672355 (John and Mary Ritchie House)
Topeka
52 Ross Row Houses
Ross Row Houses
November 5, 1998
(#98001329)
513, 515, 517, 517½, 519, and 521 Van Buren St.
39°03′12″N 95°40′34″W / 39.053333°N 95.676°W / 39.053333; -95.676 (Ross Row Houses)
Topeka
53 Sage Inn
October 8, 1976
(#76000840)
57th St. and Douglas Rd.
38°57′53″N 95°56′17″W / 38.964722°N 95.938056°W / 38.964722; -95.938056 (Sage Inn)
Dover
54 St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church
August 16, 2008
(#08000987)
701 SW. Topeka Boulevard
39°03′06″N 95°40′47″W / 39.051667°N 95.679722°W / 39.051667; -95.679722 (St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church)
Topeka
55 St. John's Lutheran School
St. John's Lutheran School
January 3, 1985
(#85000014)
315 W. 4th St.
39°03′19″N 95°40′32″W / 39.055278°N 95.675556°W / 39.055278; -95.675556 (St. John's Lutheran School)
Topeka
56 St. Joseph's Catholic Church
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
February 24, 1971
(#71000331)
235 Van Buren St.
39°03′24″N 95°40′29″W / 39.056667°N 95.674722°W / 39.056667; -95.674722 (St. Joseph's Catholic Church)
Topeka
57 Santa Fe Hospital
October 11, 2016
(#16000708)
600 SE Madison St.
39°03′01″N 95°40′09″W / 39.050183°N 95.669217°W / 39.050183; -95.669217 (Santa Fe Hospital)
Topeka
58 John Sargent House
July 28, 1995
(#95000930)
225 SW. Clay St.
39°03′38″N 95°41′08″W / 39.060556°N 95.685556°W / 39.060556; -95.685556 (John Sargent House)
Topeka
59 Security Benefit Association Hospital Building
November 30, 2005
(#05001341)
5800 SW. 6th, 5 miles northwest on private road
39°03′45″N 95°45′27″W / 39.0625°N 95.7575°W / 39.0625; -95.7575 (Security Benefit Association Hospital Building)
Topeka
60 Senate and Curtis Court Apartments Historic District
December 29, 2015
(#15000940)
900-914 SW. Tyler St.
39°02′56″N 95°40′57″W / 39.048832°N 95.682510°W / 39.048832; -95.682510 (Senate and Curtis Court Apartments Historic District)
Topeka
61 J.A. Shoemaker House
January 22, 2009
(#08001354)
1434 SW. Plass Ave.
39°02′27″N 95°42′17″W / 39.040808°N 95.704619°W / 39.040808; -95.704619 (J.A. Shoemaker House)
Topeka
62 South Kansas Avenue Commercial Historic District
July 7, 2015
(#15000386)
Roughly bounded by 6th and 10th Aves. and SW. Jackson and SE. Quincy Sts.
39°02′56″N 95°40′29″W / 39.0489°N 95.6746°W / 39.0489; -95.6746 (South Kansas Avenue Commercial Historic District)
Topeka
63 Sumner Elementary School and Monroe Elementary School
Sumner Elementary School and Monroe Elementary School
May 4, 1987
(#87001283)
330 Western Ave. and 1515 Monroe St.
39°03′29″N 95°40′56″W / 39.058056°N 95.682222°W / 39.058056; -95.682222 (Sumner Elementary School and Monroe Elementary School)
Topeka
64 Thacher Building
March 31, 1975
(#75000726)
110 E. 8th St.
39°02′56″N 95°40′24″W / 39.048889°N 95.673333°W / 39.048889; -95.673333 (Thacher Building)
Topeka
65 Thomas Arch Bridge
May 10, 1990
(#90000746)
Junction of Wanamaker Rd. and 105th St. across the Wakarusa River
38°52′30″N 95°45′41″W / 38.875°N 95.761389°W / 38.875; -95.761389 (Thomas Arch Bridge)
Auburn
66 Topeka Cemetery-Mausoleum Row
Topeka Cemetery-Mausoleum Row
April 25, 2001
(#01000409)
1601 E. 10th St.
39°02′30″N 95°39′17″W / 39.041667°N 95.654722°W / 39.041667; -95.654722 (Topeka Cemetery-Mausoleum Row)
Topeka
67 Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Building
Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Building
December 30, 2009
(#09001169)
1149 SW. Lincoln
39°02′51″N 95°41′38″W / 39.047633°N 95.694008°W / 39.047633; -95.694008 (Topeka Council of Colored Women's Clubs Building)
Topeka
68 Topeka High School
Topeka High School
June 9, 2005
(#05000550)
800 SW. 10th Ave.
39°03′03″N 95°41′08″W / 39.050833°N 95.685556°W / 39.050833; -95.685556 (Topeka High School)
Topeka
69 Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot
Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot
October 1, 2002
(#02000492)
701 N. Kansas Ave.
39°03′58″N 95°40′10″W / 39.066111°N 95.669444°W / 39.066111; -95.669444 (Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot)
Topeka
70 Uniontown Cemetery
Uniontown Cemetery
May 17, 2010
(#10000263)
NW Douglas Rd.
39°05′05″N 95°56′15″W / 39.084661°N 95.937522°W / 39.084661; -95.937522 (Uniontown Cemetery)
Willard
71 United States Post Office and Court House
United States Post Office and Court House
March 3, 2015
(#15000046)
424 S. Kansas Ave.
39°03′13″N 95°40′21″W / 39.0535°N 95.6724°W / 39.0535; -95.6724 (United States Post Office and Court House)
Topeka
72 Tinkham Veale Building
January 11, 2006
(#05001511)
909-911 S. Kansas Ave.
39°02′49″N 95°40′32″W / 39.046944°N 95.675556°W / 39.046944; -95.675556 (Tinkham Veale Building)
Topeka
73 Wakarusa Hotel
April 26, 1979
(#79000955)
Main St.
38°53′05″N 95°41′46″W / 38.884722°N 95.696111°W / 38.884722; -95.696111 (Wakarusa Hotel)
Wakarusa
74 Ward-Meade House
Ward-Meade House
November 12, 1975
(#75000727)
124 N. Fillmore
39°03′49″N 95°40′54″W / 39.063611°N 95.681667°W / 39.063611; -95.681667 (Ward-Meade House)
Topeka
75 Washburn University Carnegie Library Building
June 25, 1987
(#87000972)
Off 17th St. and Washburn Ave.
39°02′08″N 95°42′03″W / 39.035556°N 95.700833°W / 39.035556; -95.700833 (Washburn University Carnegie Library Building)
Topeka
76 Wea Creek Bowstring Arch Truss Bridge
May 9, 2003
(#03000363)
Grounds of the Kansas State Historical Society, 6425 SE. 6th Ave.
39°03′21″N 95°46′40″W / 39.055833°N 95.777778°W / 39.055833; -95.777778 (Wea Creek Bowstring Arch Truss Bridge)
Topeka
77 Westminster Presbyterian Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church
May 19, 2004
(#04000453)
1275 Boswell Ave.
39°02′37″N 95°42′08″W / 39.043611°N 95.702222°W / 39.043611; -95.702222 (Westminster Presbyterian Church)
Topeka
78 Willits House
June 2, 1997
(#97000463)
1035 SW. Fillmore
39°02′53″N 95°41′27″W / 39.048056°N 95.690833°W / 39.048056; -95.690833 (Willits House)
Topeka
79 Woman's Club Building
Woman's Club Building
February 19, 1982
(#82002676)
420 W. 9th St.
39°02′45″N 95°40′32″W / 39.045833°N 95.675556°W / 39.045833; -95.675556 (Woman's Club Building)
Topeka
80 Chester B. Woodward House
June 25, 1992
(#92000817)
1272 SW. Fillmore St.
39°02′36″N 95°41′17″W / 39.043333°N 95.688056°W / 39.043333; -95.688056 (Chester B. Woodward House)
Topeka

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Grand Opera House
November 28, 1980
(#80001474)
April 3, 1986
615 Jackson St.
Topeka

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