One and two story buildings constructed during Bozeman’s townsite and village phases were constructed of wood and brick, while the Hotel Bozeman and City Hall and Opera House dominated the Main and Rouse intersection. Please report any errors to, Website Design by Granicus - Connecting People and Government. The district's period of historic significance is from 1895-1925. Cooper Park Historic District Nomination 1986. He returned to Bozeman and married Winifred Story in 1933, daughter of Byron and Katherine Story and granddaughter of Bozeman founder Nelson Story. The brick parapet ended just short of the older building, giving Martin’s block a formal appearance. Street Names Main Street East • Main Street West, Home   Whats New   Site Index © 1997‑2020 Search   Contact   Privacy   Disclaimer. Bozeman’s Brewery Historic District sits along the 700-800 blocks of North Wallace Avenue. Architectural features such as exposed rafter tails, truss brackets, bay and oriel windows, porches, and a variety of surface textures and roof types lend both a strong visual cohesion and a distinctly Progressive Era character to the district. Historic homes are not only beautiful but have rhyme and reason to their design. TheBozeman Design Guidelines for Historic Preservation & Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District provide guidelines for appropriate work within the NCOD, Historic Districts and Individually Listed Properties. The homes have even spacing and setbacks, along tree-lined streets. The Story Mill District represents Bozeman’s historic role as the transportation and economic hub of Southwestern Montana. Introductory offer for new subscribers only. Homes in this area were built between 1880 to 1937. All MLS Information ©Southwest Montana Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved. Quaint, stylish and full of character are a few words to describe Bozeman’s Historic  District. It is distinct from the two large, adjacent residential historic districts in Bozeman due to its greater building density and its high concentration of significant architecture of generally more modest scale and ornamentation. } FTC Disclosure  |  Terms of Use / Privacy Policy  |  Copyright © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The Lovelace’s development of Lovelace Realty, to own and manage rental apartments, was well timed. Martin’s other investments in rental residences included the Clark Apartments on South Grand in 1914, which were given Mrs. Martin’s maiden name and Evergreen Apartments, at West Koch and South Third, in 1918. spinner.removeAttribute("style"); Bozeman’s Bon Ton Historic District stretches along the 200-1000 blocks of South Willson Avenue, South Grand Avenue, South Third Avenue and West Cleveland Street. In 1909, John Lovelace married Montana “Tan” Hathhorn, who grew up on a ranch in the Paradise Valley. Historic Spotlight: The Main Street Historic District by Courtney Kramer | Monday Aug. 31st, 2015 Continued investment in the Hathorn Building by retailers and residents is a testament to the durability of the century-old mixed use buildings which characterize Bozeman’s Main … Overall, a continuous rhythm of regularly spaced houses along tree-lined streets act as a strong unifying element in the district. A Wagon storage shed sat in the middle of the property, while a grain warehouse sat on the north east corner of Willson and Main. “A few years after Lovelace’s extensive remodeling, Bill MacCleod, owner of the 20bay wide building at the northeast corner of Main Street and Willson Avenue, followed suit, and remodeled his building to match the adjacent Hathorn Building,” noted the 1986 Main Street Historic District nomination of the Hathorn Block. The Montana State University District boundary starts at  W. College St, S. 11th Ave, W. Grant St and S. 6th Ave. and comprises 89.3 acres in the core of campus. The site of virtually all significant construction in the city of Bozeman prior to the arrival of the railroad in 1883, Main Street is still the focal point of the city's commercial activity, and consequently reflects the continuous development of Bozeman, from the erection of the first brick commercial structures in 1872 to the present. View our privacy policy. A portion of the district borders West Babcock Avenue to the south. MLS information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, Prior to 1900, Bozeman’s primary commercial core sat along East Main Street from Rouse to Black Avenues. For more information, please visit the Finance webpage. Sanborn Maps indicate that some commercial development occurred on this block before 1900. Its reference number is 87001844 Bozeman Brewery Historic District, Bozeman, Montana. The 1904 Sanborn Map indicates the ground floor spaces used by a plumbing shop, an upholsterer and a printing shop. Martin’s ranch is a model of neatness, taste and intelligent cultivation,” noted Progressive Men of Montana. She commissioned W.R. Plew, an instructor of architectural engineering, to design a Craftsman-style community center for the site in 1927. Lehrkind and his extended family eventually settled in Bozeman, and the family continues to operate businesses in the Bozeman area. Partly cloudy skies. This has been the heart of commerce in Bozeman’s historic district since it began to be developed around 1867. Jack Lovelace died in 1973 and Winifred Story Lovelace in 1988. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Delger Real Estate. form version 2.6.2 It now bears the iconic ghost sign of “Montana Motor Supply.” Lovelace Motor Supply eventually expanded into a chain of stores and machine shops in Livingston, Dillon and Helena. Please enable JavaScript in your browser for a better user experience. Bozeman’s Main Street Historic District is positioned along Main Street, between Rouse Avenue and west of Willson Avenue. Martin acquired the laundry, as well as the 16 foot wide gap between the blacksmith shop and his building, and constructed identical brick buildings in their place in 1905. The Lovelaces completed a similar project across the street on the Michigan Block, remanded the Lovelace Building, around the same time. View our privacy policy. Zillow has 14 homes for sale in Bozeman MT matching Historic Downtown Bozeman. The Beall Park Center is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Main Street Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. Downtown Bozeman combines historic, old west charm with modern shops, eateries and event venues. var spinner = document.getElementById("spinner"); Find a copy of the Chronicle. The five structures in this historic district are: The district is significant as a representation of a historic brewing complex (demolished in 2014) which incorporated the new technology of refrigeration in the brewing process. Of the contributing buildings in the district, eleven are Bungalow style and bear similar ornamentation, which helps to unify the district overall. Nine of the residences retain enough of their original designs to maintain the historical continuity of the street. Chrome Art Deco lettering renamed the building in a shortened version of Montana Lovelace’s maiden name, the Hathorn Building. Low 18F. Sign up for our Advertising Insider newsletter to be notified of upcoming deals and deadlines. Subscribe today! The earliest, from the 1870's to the early 1880's, reflect Bozeman's role as a gateway to the mines of the Northwest and as the regional center for trade and supply.