St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District

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St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District
First National Bank, St. Joseph, MO.jpg
Old First National Bank
St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District is located in Missouri
St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District
St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District is located in the US
St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by 3rd, 91t, Francis, and Edmonds St., St. Joseph, Missouri
Coordinates39°45′59″N 94°51′09″W / 39.76639°N 94.85250°W / 39.76639; -94.85250Coordinates: 39°45′59″N 94°51′09″W / 39.76639°N 94.85250°W / 39.76639; -94.85250
Area11 acres (4.5 ha)
ArchitectEckel, E.J.; et.al.
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Italianate, et.al.
NRHP reference #01000709[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 5, 2001

St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District is a national historic district located at St. Joseph, Missouri. The district encompasses 39 contributing buildings in the central business district of St. Joseph. It developed between about 1859 and 1950, and includes representative examples of Italianate, Classical Revival, and Streamline Moderne style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed German-American Bank Building, Corby-Forsee Building, Missouri Theater and Missouri Theater Building, and Missouri Valley Trust Company Historic District. Other notable buildings include the Ballinger Building (1889), Commerce Building (1889, 1941), First National Bank of St. Joseph (1902, 1963), Lehman's, Plymouth Building (1908), and the United Building (1917-1918) by the architecture firm of Eckel & Aldrich.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Deon Wolfenbarger (November 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01. and Accompanying map