Cathedral Historic District

  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by a bluffline running W of Bluff St, W 7th, Locust and Jones Sts
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1850/00/00 Wood frame houses at 44 Bluff St and 352-354 Bluff St are built.
1857/12/25 Bishop Loras offers the first Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Raphael, 231 Bluff St. The cornerstone was laid on 5 July 1857.
1875/00/00 Standing right in the center of the old "Little Dublin" in Dubuque, Iowa, is Murph's Tap. The Halpin Building at 51-53 Locust St features an Italianate Style with an Irish flair as shamrocks have been designed into the facade.
1875/00/00 J P Parley's House at 605 Bluff is built in the late 1800's in the Second Empire style.


Fenelon Place Elevator
  • NRHP
J H Thedinga House
  • NRHP
  • NRHP
Stout House
Washington Park
  • NRHP

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Particulars for Cathedral Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Church school
Architectural Style Federal Style
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Architectural Style Italianate
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 85002501
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Italianate, Federal
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: c 1850, c 1900, 1905
Historic Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Multiple dwelling, Religious structure, Church school
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Multiple dwelling Religious structure Church school

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