Duluth Commercial Historic District

The Duluth Commercial Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, contains 107 buildings. The district consists of all Superior Street properties located between Lake Avenue and Third Avenue East, those located in the 0–100 block on the north side of West Superior Street, and properties in the 300 block on the south side of East Superior Street; all 1st Street properties located between 2nd Avenue West and 2nd Avenue East, and properties in the 200 and 300 blocks on the north side of West 1st Street; and all properties along West 1st, West 2nd and West 3rd avenues and East 1st, East 2nd and East 3rd avenues.

Read the entire National Register application for the Downtown Historic District compiled by Michael Koop of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, which contains descriptions of all the buildings listed below.

108—114 North 1st Ave. W. | Merritt and Hector Printers

115 North 2nd Ave. W. | Leone’s Dry Cleaning

109 North 2nd Ave. W. | commercial building

131 West 1st St. | Bayha and Company Furniture

123 West 1st Street | Gershgol Grocery

113—115 West 1st Street | Columbia Block

101—107 West 1st Street | Frederick Hotel

31 West 1st Street | East End Ice and Coal

29 West 1st Street | commercial building

25 West 1st Street | Max Bloom Furniture

1—7 West 1st Street | Hockin Furniture

109—111 West 1st Street | New England Hotel

1—3 East 1st Street | Builders Exchange Building

5—7 East 1st Street | Interstate Auto

15—17 East 1st Street | Dunlap Building

25 East 1st Street | Sher Bros. And Company

123 East 1st Street | Northwest Radio

125 East 1st Street | commercial building

127—129 East 1st Street | Pastoret Terrace

201—207 East 1st Street | Third Regiment Armory

213—215 East 1st Street | Scarlett Feed Store

217—219 East 1st Street | Radisson Hotel

118—138 West 1st St. | New Garrick Building

112 West 1st Street | Rowley Building

114—116 West 1st Street | commercial building

102 West 1st Street | Ideal Market

26—32 West 1st Street | Pearson Block

24 West 1st Street | commercial building

22 West 1st Street | Farrell Plumbing

20 West 1st Street | E. F. Berg Hotel Supplies

18 West 1st Street | Sanitary Plumbing

10—16 West 1st Street | Bridgeman—Russell

2—8 West 1st Street | Spina Building

30—32 East 1st Street | Yale Laundry

102—108 East 1st Street | Toverilla Hotel

110—112 East 1st Street | Union Fur Company/Thorsell—Nesgoda

114—116 East 1st Street | International Harvester Company

118—120 East 1st Street | Gray Brothers Bakery

126 East 1st Street | Model Laudry

202—206 East 1st Street | Jenswold Motor Company

208 East 1st Street | Parisian Dry Cleaners

210 East 1st Street | Motor Mart

214—216 East 1st Street | Duluth Ford Exchange

218—222 East 1st Street | Turner Automobiles

31 West Superior Street | Hunter Block

29 West Superior Street | Silvian’s Women’s Shop

25 West Superior Street | J. C. Schobes Bakery Confectionery

17—23 West Superior Street | Stack Company Dry Goods

15 West Superior Street | empty lot

13 West Superior Street | Wirth Building

9—11 West Superior Street | Silberstein & Bondy Dry Goods Company

5—7 West Superior Street | Norris—MacDougal Block

3 West Superior Street | Bell & Eyster’s Bank

1 West Superior Street | Poirier’s Boots and Shoes

13 East Superior Street | commercial building

101—105 East Superior St. | Grand Hotel

125—131 East Superior Street | Sears, Roebuck and Company

201—205 East Superior Street | Masonic Temple Opera House

207—213 East Superior Street | Orpheum Service Garage

219—231 East Superior Street | Hotel Duluth

319 East Superior Street | Carlson Bakery

323 East Superior Street | Parker Millinery

12—14 East Superior Street | Bijou Theater

22—24 East Superior St. | Costello Hardware (Demolished)

26 East Superior St. Wieland Block

30—38 East Superior St. Hayes Block

102—108 East Superior St. Astoria Hotel

118 East Superior Street | Peterson Buffet

120 East Superior Street | Delray Hotel

124 East Superior Street | Service Motor Company, Drivers’ Union Hall

126 East Superior Street | Duluth Police Headquarters & City Jail

132 East Superior Street | Duluth City Hall

202 East Superior Street | Knudsen Auto Company

206—214 East Superior Street | Knudsen Auto Company

216—218 East Superior Street | Gannon Auto Supplies

220 East Superior Street | Albert Salter Saloon

222 East Superior Street | Rockhill Buick Company

228—230 East Superior Street | Jacob Kohn Autos

302 East Superior Street | Mutual Auto Company

308 East Superior Street | Burrell and Harmon Metal Work

310—312 East Superior Street | Hotel Florman

314 East Superior Street | Northwest Cadillac Company

318 East Superior Street | McNamara Automobiles

320 East Superior Street | Buffalo Saloon

16—18 North 1st Ave. W. | Clark Shoe Company

22—26 North 1st Avenue W. | Devaney and Jordan Blacksmith

12 North Lake Avenue | Tremont Hotel

17—19 North Lake Avenue | commercial building

21—23 North Lake Avenue | Nortun Lodge #126 Sons of Norway

18—20 North 1st Avenue East | Duluth Steam Bath

8—12 North 2nd Avenue East | Orpheum Theatre

16—18 North 2nd Avenue East | Duluth Cleaners and Dyers

201—207 West 1st St. | Altman Clothing

209—211 West 1st St. | Gilbert Building

213—215 West 1st St. | Central Club Café

217 West 1st St. | Armstead Building

219—221 West 1st St. | LeTourneau Printing Company

225—231 West 1st St. | Wolvin (Missabe)Building

301—307 West 1st St. | Board of Trade

309—311 West 1st St. | Elk’s Club

321—323 West 1st St. | Mason Flats

17—25 North 2nd Ave. E. | Carter Hotel

21 North 1st Ave. W. | Gulleson Shoe Store

9 East 1st Street | Granite Retaining Wall

31 East 1st Street | Hobart Manufacturing Company

130 East 1st Street | Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial

325—333 West 1st Street | Winthrop Building