Commercial District of downtown Culver
2006 views of Downtown Culver
The downtown Culver as we know it today had its start in 1900 with the first
business building being erected on the west side of Main Street between Jefferson and Madison Streets.
This is the report that was filed to get the area on the historical list. because of embilishing it with photos of the eras - it is divided into 4 parts.
A Kids Memory of Downtown
Culver - present a listing of businesses of present and the
|The Also were instrumental in getting the Commercial District of downtown
Culver on to the National Register of Historic Places list.
The Plaque reads:
Culver Commercial Historic District
Has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
By the Unitied States Department of Interior
Dedicated May 11, 1996
The Antiquarian and Historical Society created the Heritage Park
on the corner of
Main & Jefferson that was in past years an empty lot and the Texaco Service Station. They Also were instrumental in getting the
Commercial District of downtown Culver on to the Historical list. Below is the plaque and the report filed to get the downtown
on the historic register list and the plaque.
Culver Commercial Historic District (added 1996 - Building - #95001530)
Also known as 099-143-52001-026
Roughly bounded by Washington St., the N-S alley E of Main St., Madison St. and Ohio St., Culver
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ottshall, Milo; Barnes, James I., Company
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Recreation And C ulture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: Library, Post Office, Restaurant, Specialty Store