Aurora City Hall

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Aurora City Hall
City hall in Aurora, Indiana.jpg
Aurora City Hall is located in Indiana
Aurora City Hall
Aurora City Hall is located in the US
Aurora City Hall
Location 216 Third St. and 233-237 Main St., Aurora, Indiana
Coordinates 39°3′19″N 84°54′0″W / 39.05528°N 84.90000°W / 39.05528; -84.90000Coordinates: 39°3′19″N 84°54′0″W / 39.05528°N 84.90000°W / 39.05528; -84.90000
Area less than one acre
Built 1870 (1870), 1887
Architect McDonald Bros.; Kreite,Louis
Architectural style Italianate, Romanesque
NRHP reference # 96000288[1]
Added to NRHP March 14, 1996

Aurora City Hall is a historic city hall located at Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana. It was built in two sections in 1870 and 1887. The older section is a two-story, Italianate style brick and stone building purchased in 1882 to house the fire department. The 1887 section was built to house the city hall and is a two-story, Romanesque Revival style brick and stone building with a gable front. The buildings were connected about 1970.[2]:5, 8

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1] It is located in the Downtown Aurora Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-01.  Note: This includes Jefferey L. Huntington (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Aurora City Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-09-01.  and Accompanying photographs.