Independence Historic District (Evansville, Indiana)
Independence Historic District, also known as the West Franklin Street-Wabash Avenue Historic District, is a national historic district located in the Lamasco neighborhood of Evansville, Indiana. The district developed after 1880, and encompasses 95 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site. It includes commercial and residential properties and representative examples of Italianate, Queen Anne, Romanesque, and Beaux-Arts style architecture. Notable buildings include the West Branch Carnegie Library (1912), Laval Block, Heldt-Voelker Hardware Store (1890), First Federal Savings, Gerke Building, August Rosenberger House (1894), and St. Boniface Church (1882, 1902).
Independence Historic District
Independence Historic District, July 2011
|Location||W. Franklin St. and Wabash Ave., Evansville, Indiana|
|Area||33 acres (13 ha)|
|Architectural style||Italianate, Romanesque, Beaux Arts|
|NRHP reference #||82000102|
|Added to NRHP||February 1, 1982|
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Douglas L. Stern and Nancy Long (April 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Independence Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Site map and Accompanying photographs
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