National Register of Historic Places - Ames

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The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation as determined by the US Department of Interior's National Criteria for Evaluation.

The nomination and listing of a property recognizes the significance of a property.

IT DOES NOT PLACE RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE, TREATMENT, TRANSFER OR DISPOSITION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY. Sites listed on the National Register of Historic places benefit from funding assistance available through state and federal tax credit programs. More information on this recognition is included at the end of this listing.


Catt_Hall,_previously_known_as_Agriculture_Hall,_at_Iowa_State_University2 

AGRICULTURE HALL

(NOW CATT HALL)

- Iowa State University Campus - 

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #85001374, 1985


 Alumni Hall

ALUMNI HALL

(NOW ENROLLMENT SERVICES CTR.)

- Iowa State University Campus -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #78001260, 1978


Ames_High_School-_Front_View

AMES HIGH SCHOOL

(NOW AMES CITY HALL)

- 515 Clark Avenue -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #02001229, 2002


Ames Main Street Historic District p7 cropped

AMES MAIN STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT

- from east side of Clark Avenue to west side of Duff Avenue & from south side of 5th Street to south side of Main Street -

Classification of Properties & District Boundary MAP

Additional Photos

Historic Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #100002399, 2018


Bandshell

BANDSHELL PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT

- between Duff & Carroll Avenues and E. 5th & E. 6th Streets -

Classification of Properties and District Boundary MAP

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #99001238, 1999


Budd House- 804 Kellogg Dr

PROFESSOR J. L., SARAH M., & ETTA

BUDD HOUSE

- 804 Kellogg Avenue -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #01000860, 2001


Christian_Petersen_Courtyard(1)

CHRISTIAN PETERSEN COURTYARD SCULPTURES

& DAIRY INDUSTRY BUILDING

- Iowa State University Campus -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination # 87000020, 1987


Colonial's Club- Theta Delta Chi- 217 Ash Ave

COLONIAL'S CLUB HOUSE

(NOW THETA DELTA CHI FRATERNITY)

- 217 Ash Avenue -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #12000003, 2012


Delta Upsilon- 117 Ash Ave

DELTA UPSILON FRATERNITY HOUSE

- 117 Ash Avenue -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #10000919, 2010


 ISU Engineering Hall

ENGINEERING HALL

(NOW LAB OF MECHANICS)

- Iowa State University Campus -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #83000402,1983


Iowa Beta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon

IOWA BETA CHAPTER OF

SIGMA PHI EPSILON FRATERNITY

- 228 Gray Avenue - 

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #13001140, 2014


Knapp-Wilson House 

KNAPP-WILSON HOUSE

(NOW FARM HOUSE)

- Iowa State University Campus -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #66000339, 1966


Masonic Temple  413-417-427-429 Douglas Ave

MASONIC TEMPLE 

(NOW OCTAGON ART CENTER)

- 413, 417, 427, & 429 Douglas Avenue -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #16000608, 2016


MacDonald House- 517 Ash Ave

GILMOUR B. & EDITH CRAIG

MACDONALD HOUSE

- 517 Ash Avenue -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #91001860, 1992


 Marston Water Tower

MARSTON WATER TOWER

- Iowa State University Campus -

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Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #82002644, 1982


 Morrill Hall

MORRILL HALL

- Iowa State University Campus -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #96000700, 1996


Municipal Building 2- 1915 City Hall 03-29-12 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING

(NOW YOUTH & SHELTER SERVICES ADMINISTRATION)

- 420 Kellogg Avenue -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #97000391, 1997


Old Town Historic District 2

OLD TOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT

- from west side of Clark Avenue to east side of Duff Avenue & from north side of 9th Street to north side of 7th Street -

Classification of Properties and District Boundary MAP

Classification of Garages and District Boundary MAP

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination # 03001349, 2004


 Roosevelt School

ROOSEVELT SCHOOL

- 921 9th Street -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination #10000055, 2010


Sigma-Sigma - Delta Chi House- 405_Hayward_Ave

SIGMA SIGMA - DELTA CHI FRATERNITY

(NOW IOWA BED & BREAKFAST)

- 405 Hayward Avenue -

Additional Photos

Statement of Significance from NRHP nomination, #8000684, 2008


Ames High School - NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

Properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture at local, state, or national levels.

Properties are documented and evaluated according to uniform standards called the National Criteria for Evaluation. The criteria is used to identify important historic and archaeological properties worthy of preservation and consideration in making planning and development decisions.

If you are interested in nominating a property for the National Register of Historic Places, contact the Iowa State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).

Nominations can be submitted from property owners, historical societies, preservation organizations, governmental agencies, and other individuals or groups.


The above listing is current as of May 17, 2019.