Rock Island County, Illinois Genealogy Trails

Historic Districts, Neighborhoods & Architectural Area
of Rock Island County, Illinois


Broadway Historic District Houses
The Broadway area began serious development after 1860.
3 Landmarks are in this area.

Greenbush Historic District
Irish immigrants settled this neighborhood

Highland Park Historic District
Development started in 1895
16th to 18th Ave. and 20th to 24th St.
 Frank Kelly and John Looney built homes here.

Old Town Chicago Historic District
The oldest of Rock Islandís neighborhoods, platted in 1836.


A Walking Tour of 1918 Government Housing

KeyStone Neighborhood
Development stated in the 1870's
Park View Addition
Developed sporadically from 1928.
People of Swedish descent built here.
Edgewood Park/ Brook's Grove
Edgewood Park developer E. H. Guyer platted in 1888
Brook's Grove is a subdivision of Edgewood
Development started in 1900's by William Brooks
- College Heights
-Columbia Park
1920's Development and Bert C. Frahm Developer


Watch Hill / Hillcrest Neighborhood
Hillcrest is the oldest area of Watch Hill.
Platted in 1918. Construction started in 1920's.

Western Downtown Architectural Area
This is the area that the Old City of Stephenson is located.
Commercial and Government Buildings


Rock Island County, Illinois

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