National Register of Historic Places listings in Anoka County, Minnesota

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Location of Anoka County in Minnesota

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

There are 19 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 11, 2014.[1]

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 Anoka Post Office
Anoka Post Office
December 31, 1979
(#79001180)
300 E. Main St.
45°11′52″N 93°23′13″W / 45.197677°N 93.386863°W / 45.197677; -93.386863 (Anoka Post Office)
Anoka 1916 Georgian Revival post office, Anoka's oldest surviving public building and most architecturally significant non-residential property.[4]
2 Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
December 31, 1979
(#79001181)
U.S. Route 169 over Mississippi River
45°11′31″N 93°23′43″W / 45.191814°N 93.395247°W / 45.191814; -93.395247 (Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge)
Anoka 1929 open-spandrel concrete arch bridge at a key river crossing. Extends into Hennepin County.[5]
3 Banfill Tavern
Banfill Tavern
December 12, 1976
(#76001044)
6666 E. River Rd.
45°05′21″N 93°16′37″W / 45.089058°N 93.276852°W / 45.089058; -93.276852 (Banfill Tavern)
Fridley One of Anoka County's earliest and best-preserved frame Greek Revival houses, built in 1847.[6] Now the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center.[7]
4 Carlos Avery Game Farm
Carlos Avery Game Farm
August 9, 1991
(#91000977)
5463 W. Broadway
45°17′18″N 93°07′46″W / 45.288305°N 93.129532°W / 45.288305; -93.129532 (Carlos Avery Game Farm)
Columbus One of the nation's foremost game farms upon its establishment, and one of Minnesota's first large wildlife management projects, with 14 contributing properties built 1936–38. Also noted for its unusual use of Colonial Revival architecture.[8]
5 Colonial Hall and Masonic Lodge No. 30
Colonial Hall and Masonic Lodge No. 30
December 31, 1979
(#79001182)
1900 3rd Ave., S.
45°11′49″N 93°23′12″W / 45.197032°N 93.386709°W / 45.197032; -93.386709 (Colonial Hall and Masonic Lodge No. 30)
Anoka 1904 house/office of doctor couple Alanson and Flora Aldrich, local medical and civic leaders; expanded after their deaths with a 1922 Masonic Temple. Also noted as Anoka's best-preserved example of a Georgian Revival house designed by Frederick Marsh.[9]
6 Crescent Grange Hall No. 512
Crescent Grange Hall No. 512
December 26, 1979
(#79001190)
West of Martin Lake on Typo Lake Rd.
45°23′04″N 93°06′00″W / 45.384372°N 93.099915°W / 45.384372; -93.099915 (Crescent Grange Hall No. 512)
East Bethel vicinity Early Minnesota example of a Grange hall, built 1881–82.[10]
7 District No. 28 School
District No. 28 School
December 27, 1979
(#79001188)
14100 St. Francis Boulevard, NW.
45°13′37″N 93°23′55″W / 45.22693°N 93.398638°W / 45.22693; -93.398638 (District No. 28 School)
Ramsey 1892 one-room schoolhouse representing an 1880s–1890s expansion of public buildings across rural Anoka County. Also noted as one of the county's few brick buildings. Later used as Ramsey Town Hall.[11]
8 Jackson Hotel
Jackson Hotel
December 8, 1978
(#78001525)
214 Jackson St.
45°11′55″N 93°23′19″W / 45.19852°N 93.388569°W / 45.19852; -93.388569 (Jackson Hotel)
Anoka Prominent hotel in operation 1884–1975, a reminder of Anoka's reconstruction following a major 1884 fire and of its role as a trade center.[12]
9 Porter Kelsey House
Porter Kelsey House
December 26, 1979
(#79001186)
14853 N. 7th Ave.
45°14′27″N 93°22′37″W / 45.240736°N 93.377049°W / 45.240736; -93.377049 (Porter Kelsey House)
Andover Brick company owner's 1887 house, noted for its association with Anoka County's brickmaking industry and as a well-preserved 19th-century rural residence with Italianate architecture elements.[13]
10 Kline Sanatarium
Kline Sanatarium
December 26, 1979
(#79001187)
1500 S. Ferry St.
45°11′35″N 93°23′36″W / 45.193135°N 93.393271°W / 45.193135; -93.393271 (Kline Sanatarium)
Anoka Anoka's first hospital, in operation 1902–1935, and prominent symbol of the city's early reputation for a healthy environment and top-tier medical care.[14]
11 H. G. Leathers House
H. G. Leathers House
December 26, 1979
(#79001192)
22957 Rum River Boulevard
45°23′10″N 93°21′31″W / 45.386011°N 93.358682°W / 45.386011; -93.358682 (H. G. Leathers House)
St. Francis c. 1883 house moved and expanded c. 1890, associated with three generations of an influential local family. Also noted as one of Anoka County's few Victorian houses.[15]
12 Richardson Barn Upload image
December 26, 1979
(#79001191)
22814 Sunrise Rd., NE.
45°22′57″N 93°02′49″W / 45.3825°N 93.046944°W / 45.3825; -93.046944 (Richardson Barn)
East Bethel vicinity Log barn built c. 1870 for hay storage, representing Anoka County's basic early structures and its leading cash crop from the 1860s to the 1940s.[16] Likely demolished (see talk page).
13 Riverside Hotel
Riverside Hotel
December 26, 1979
(#79001193)
3631 Bridge St.
45°23′14″N 93°21′31″W / 45.387256°N 93.358646°W / 45.387256; -93.358646 (Riverside Hotel)
St. Francis Only surviving commercial building dating to the settlement of lumber boomtown St. Francis; a house built c. 1860 expanded into lodging for lumber and mill workers. Now the Rum River Inn restaurant.[17]
14 Shaw-Hammons House
Shaw-Hammons House
December 26, 1979
(#79001183)
302 Fremont St.
45°11′52″N 93°23′43″W / 45.197726°N 93.395223°W / 45.197726; -93.395223 (Shaw-Hammons House)
Anoka 1852 house expanded in 1870, associated with local settlement through its succession of notable early owners, and Anoka's best-preserved example of Greek Revival architecture.[18]
15 Sparre Barn
Sparre Barn
January 10, 1980
(#80001935)
20071 Nowthen Boulevard
45°20′05″N 93°28′09″W / 45.334679°N 93.469279°W / 45.334679; -93.469279 (Sparre Barn)
Nowthen Well-preserved example, built 1917–1924, of a round barn, of Anoka County's dairy barns, and of local architect Ernest Marsh's barn designs.[19]
16 Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church
December 26, 1979
(#79001189)
2200 Swedish Dr., NE.
45°17′37″N 93°12′44″W / 45.293581°N 93.212232°W / 45.293581; -93.212232 (Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church)
Ham Lake Well-preserved 1872 church representing the Swedish American heritage of Anoka County's largest immigrant settlement.[20]
17 Heman L. Ticknor House
Heman L. Ticknor House
December 27, 1979
(#79001184)
1625 3rd Ave., S.
45°11′38″N 93°23′18″W / 45.19382°N 93.388311°W / 45.19382; -93.388311 (Heman L. Ticknor House)
Anoka House associated with three generations of an influential local family and three architectural styles, juxtaposing an 1867 Gothic Revival core with an elaborate 1901 Queen Anne/Neoclassical remodeling.[21] Now a bed and breakfast.[22]
18 Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater
Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater
January 8, 1980
(#80001934)
Between S. Ferry St. and the Rum River
45°11′50″N 93°23′36″W / 45.197301°N 93.393263°W / 45.197301; -93.393263 (Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater)
Anoka Remains of a 1914 open-air theatre unique in Minnesota, a late City Beautiful movement project and a venue for local events up to 1938. A colorful canvas awning system, since removed, was designed by Purcell & Elmslie.[23]
19 Woodbury House
Woodbury House
December 26, 1979
(#79001185)
1632 S. Ferry St.
45°11′42″N 93°23′36″W / 45.194929°N 93.393233°W / 45.194929; -93.393233 (Woodbury House)
Anoka House reflecting Anoka's first years through its association with town developer Dwight Woodbury and the Federal/Greek Revival architecture of its 1857 original section.[24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 11, 2014.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  4. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places—Nomination Form: Anoka Post Office. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  5. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin; Robert M. Frame (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 
  6. ^ Nelson, Charles W. (1976-07-29). National Register of Historic Places--Nomination Form: Locke, Cassius M., House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  7. ^ "Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts". 2011-03-15. Retrieved 2012-10-30. 
  8. ^ Anderson, Rolf T. (1990-10-09). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Carlos Avery Game Farm. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  9. ^ Spaeth, Lynn Vanbrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Colonial Hall and Masonic Lodge No. 30. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  10. ^ Spaeth, Lynn Vanbrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Crescent Grange Hall No. 512. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  11. ^ Spaeth, Lynn Vanbrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: School District No. 28. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  12. ^ Kirchner, Robert (1978-08-02). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Jackson Hotel. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  13. ^ Spaeth, Lynn Vanbrocklin (April 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Kelsey, Porter, House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  14. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (April 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Kline Sanatarium. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  15. ^ Spaeth, Lynn Vanbrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Leathers, H.G., House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  16. ^ Spaeth, Lynn VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Richardson Barn. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  17. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Riverside Hotel. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  18. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Shaw-Hammons House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  19. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Sparre Barn. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  20. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  21. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Ticknor, Heman L., House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  22. ^ "Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast". BBOnline.com. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  23. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (May 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Windego Park Auditorium. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  24. ^ Spaeth, Lynne VanBrocklin (March 1979). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Woodbury House. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 

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