Richland Historic District

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First Presbyterian Church
Source: Photo by Patrick Jouppi, July 2010

Description

The Richland Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 11th, 1997. The district consists of the following properties:

7567-7869 and 7890-8020 North 32nd Street, 8650-9118 and 8683-9153 East D Ave., 8023-8047 Church Street, 8951-8965 Park Street, 8760-8900 and 8765-8905 Gull Road. The district is bounded by Church Street, Park Street, North 32nd Street, and East D. Ave. Covering 970 acres, the district contains 67 buildings.

National Register Information

The following information reflects the manner in which Richland Historic District is categorized by the National Register of Historic Places and the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office.

Subjects:

  • Event
  • Architecture/Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Community Planning and Development

Historic Use:

  • Agriculture/Subsistence - Agriculture Outbuilding
  • Commerce and Trade - Financial Institution
  • Domestic - Multiple Dwelling
  • Domestic - Single Dwelling
  • Education - School
  • Landscape - Plaza
  • Religion - Religious Facility

Current Use:

  • Commerce and Trade - Financial Institution
  • Commerce and Trade - Business
  • Commerce and Trade - Department Store
  • Domestic - Multiple Dwelling
  • Domestic - Single Dwelling
  • Education - Library
  • Landscape - Plaza
  • Religion - Religious Facility
  • Landscape - Social Meeting Hall

Owners:

  • Private
  • Local Government

Architectural Style:

  • Greek Revival
  • Queen Anne
  • Italianate
  • Bungalow/Craftsman
  • Gothic Revival
  • Colonial Revival

Period of Significance:

  • 1834-1930

Significant Dates:

  • 1834
  • 1872

National Register Information System Item Number:

  • 97000278

Prominent Buildings and Structures

  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Richland Community Library

Sources

Websites

National Register of Historic Places Official Website--Part of the National Park Service

National Register of Historic Places

The Official Website of the City of Kalamazoo

Michigan.Gov - Center for Geographic Information - Department of Information Technology