Project Description

Coshocton, OH Main Street Historic District

Coshocton Main Street Historic District

Coshocton, Coshocton County, OH

The National Register Nomination received a $12,000 Ohio Pipeline Pilot Initiative Grant.

National Register Nomination (#SG100002881) for the Coshocton Main Street Historic District encompassing 145 buildings and structures. The District is significant under Criteria A in the area of Commerce representing the Main Street commercial tradition as the center of commercial life with the evolution of the City of Coshocton as an industrial center at the Forks of the Muskingum River. In addition, the District is significant under Criterion C: Architecture with architectural types and styles including Romanesque Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Second Renaissance Revival, Neoclassical, Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Late Gothic Revival, Jacobethan, Tudor Revival, Mediterranean, Art Deco, International, and Brutalist. The period of significance spans from 1866 and through 1970. Listing of the downtown was initiated by OurTown Coshocton, the local Main Street organization, to provide building owners with a historic tax credit incentive for rehabilitation.

Project Partner

Barbara Karr, Director
OurTown Coshocton