Bates Park Historic District

4th St. between Orchard and Clark Sts.
Des Moines, Iowa

Historic Document

Bates Park Historic District is located in Polk County, Iowa certified as a historic location on Friday October 25, 1996. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Recreation And Culture, more specifically a Single Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation. Bates Park Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Community Planning And Development, Architecture.

Bates Park Historic District Information

Other Name: Towards a Greater Des Moines MPS
Ownership Type: Private, Local
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1883, 1892, 1900
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Newton, William
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Bates Park Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 130
Number of historically contributing buildings: 16
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 6
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Des Moines Historic Locations Polk County Historic Locations Iowa Historic Locations