title bar
Gift to the Street Award

607 N. Main St., Normal. Built in 1857. 1994 Gift to the Street Award

The Gift to the Street Award is given by Old House Society to buildings whose owners have maintained or restored its original architectural characteristics. This award was first given in 1989 and to date 68 buildings have received the award. Awarded buildings are identified by a commemorative plaque identifying the year the structure was built. The plaque is affixed to the structure's facade.

To nominate a house/building for the Gift to the Street Award, download and fill out the attached nomination form by July 1, 2017. You can drop the completed form off at the Warehouse at 214 E. Douglas Street in Bloomington or email to coordinator@oldhousesociety.org.

Award Recipients

Year built is in parentheses. Click on street name to see a picture of the house.

1989 1215 E. Washington St., Bloomington (1885)   102 N. Main St., Bloomington (1853)
  510 S. Mason St., Bloomington, (1853) 1996 118 W. Washington St., Bloomington (1856)
  220-228 E. Front St., Bloomington, (1902)   1603 E. Washington St., Bloomington (1911)
  1007 S. Broadway, Normal (1910)   901 W. MacArthur St., Bloomington (1888)
  614 S. Clayton St., Bloomington (1899)   401 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1874)
1990 421 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1870)   615 N. Normal Ave., Normal (1914)
  1301 N. Clinton Blvd., Bloomington (1914) 1997 709 E. Taylor St., Bloomington (1852)
  1104 E. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1894)   410 S. Vale St., Bloomington (1928)
  1118 S. Fell Ave., Normal (1887)   410 E. Washington St., Bloomington (1919)
  310 E. Walnut St., Bloomington (1883)   309 Florence Ave., Normal Built in 1903
1991 1216 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1904)   6 Clinton Place, Normal (1919)
  706 Broadway, Normal (1915) 1998 1111 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1906)
  909 N. McLean St., Bloomington (1895)   Eyestone School, Normal (1899)
  1101 E. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1895)   705 Broadway, Normal (1895)
  1301 S. Fell Ave., Normal (1906)   1112 S. Summit St., Bloomington (1930)
1992 527 W. Jackson St., Bloomington (1886)   206 W. Lincoln St., Normal (1870)
  510 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1853) 2001 119 W. Columbia, Danvers
  1007 E. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1872)   1925 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington (1929)
  702 E. Front St., Bloomington (1904)   307 Highland Ave., Normal (1913)
  1107 S. Fell Ave., Normal (1916)   1121 E. Monroe St., Bloomington (1897)
1993 905 E. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1898)   The Normal Theater, Normal (1937)
  415 N. Center St., Bloomington (1889)   Ewing Manor, Bloomington (1928)
  1213 E. Washington St., Bloomington (1901)   10 Spencer, Lexington
  905 Hovey St., Normal (1860) 2003 611 N. Lee St., Bloomington (1885)
  512 E. Taylor St., Bloomington (1857)   1014 S. Fell Ave., Normal (1923)
1994 409 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1885)   210 N. Center St., Bloomington (1857 & 1869)
  307 S. Gridley St., Bloomington (1853)   611 E. Chestnut St., Bloomington (1892)
  103 E. Kelsey St., Bloomington (1870)   5 Country Club Place, Bloomington (1929)
  607 N. Main St., Normal (1857)   201 E. Walnut St., Lexington
  1005 E. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1872)   216 E. Cemetery, Chenoa
  115 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington (1901) 2012 Steve Parker, 1314 N Clinton Ave, Bloomington
1995 806 N. Evans St., Bloomington (1884)   Mike Manna, 411 N Main, Bloomington
  227-231 E. Front St., Bloomington (1886)   Janine Toth, 2 White Place, Bloomington
  701 E. Grove St., Bloomington (1886) 2016 David Beich, 9 Harwood Place, Bloomington
  5 Broadway Place, Normal (1890)