North High Street Historic District

CLICK on the small pictures within the last column of the grids to get a much larger picture.

  • This is part of the Holyoke Heritage Trail so after visiting here get back onto the trail.
  • Private GROUP TOUR (COSTS) is two hours long for this High Street and Neighborhood walking tour. It is fully outdoors.
  • A free public tour comes up every year generally in the fall.
  • A self-tour is available for anyone using the maps and text seen below.

A green text in the title of each block means that it contributes to the National Register. Yellow means that it does NOT contribute.

This district is 4 and a half blocks long starting in the south at a point half way between Essex and Appleton Streets to in the north at Lyman Street. The best way to tour the street is by walking on the eastern sidewalk and looking at the western edge buildings from Essex Street to Lyman Street. Then tour the other side of the street by walking on the western sidewalk and looking at the eastern edge buildings from Lyman Street to Essex Street. To do this park near the back of the Congregational Church.

Western Side of High Street between Essex and Appleton Streets

addressbuildingsinformationyearpicturestyle
419-433 HighEmpire Theaterinformation
413-417 HighBeebe Buildinginformation
405-411 HighLaFrance Blockinformation1909Romanesque Revival
399-403 HighSkolnik Blockinformation
395 HighCongregational Churchinformation 1884This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_19-768x1024.jpgRomanesque Revival
Skinner Chapel information This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_18-768x1024.jpg
Congregational Church Rectory information This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_51-1024x768.jpg

Western Side of High Street between Appleton and Suffolk Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
357-369YMCA Buildinginformation1893This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_17-1024x672.jpg
349-355 HighPease BuildinginformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_15-1024x768.jpg
345-347 HighYMCA Buildinginformation1884This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_50-768x1024.jpgRomanesque Revival
341-343 HighRigaliinformation1887This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_49-1-768x1024.jpgRomanesque / Queen Anne
337-339 HighDowling’s BlockinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_12-1024x961.jpg
333-335 HighinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_11-1024x994.jpg
329-331 HighMunn BlockinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_10-1024x768.jpg
325-327 HighFitzsimmons BlockinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_9-719x1024.jpg
321-323 HighLynch Brothers Block – SouthinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_8-779x1024.jpg
313-319 HighLynch Brothers Block – NorthinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_6-1-1024x768.jpg
309-311 HighDucharme BuildinginformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_7-803x1024.jpg
301-307 HighConway Block information1887This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_45-768x1024.jpg

Western Side of High Street between Suffolk and Dwight Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
293-299 HighNaumkeag Buildinginformation 1910This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_20-1024x768.jpg
289-291 Highinformation
285-287 HighBishop Block information1890This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_44-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
281-283 HighTaber Block information1884This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high_6-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
273-279 HighChilds Buildinginformation1912This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_42-768x1024.jpgBeaux Arts
259-271 HighSteiger Buildinginformation 1899This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high_4-1024x768.jpgBeaux Arts
253-257 HighWoolworth’s Buildinginformation 1912This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_40-1024x768.jpgBeaux Arts
249-251 HighMayberryinformation1881This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high_5-632x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
245-247 HighClough’s Buildinginformation1885This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_38-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
233-243 HighOdd Fellows Hallinformation
walk onto Dwight and Maple
229-243 High St 530-558 Dwight St 230-234 Maple St McAuslan Wakelininformation1920This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_37-1024x768.jpgRenaissance Revival
530-558 Dwight and 230-234 Maple StreetsJ J O’Connor Medical BuildingsinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_41-1024x768.jpg
236 1/2 Maple St 230 Maple StSaint Jerome’s Temperance Society Buildinginformation1888This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_42-1024x768.jpg

Western Side of High Street between Dwight and Hampden Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
223-227 High Ball Blockinformation1898This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_21-923x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
217-221 HighBall BlockinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end-1024x576.jpg
211-215 HighBall Buildinginformation 1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is distaff_7-840x1024.jpgearly Italianate/ 20th c. alterations Georgian Revival
203-209 HighColby Carter Buildinginformation1850This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_24-1024x768.jpgVictorian Commercial
197-201 HighJohnson Blockinformation 1880This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_7-768x1024.jpgItalianate
195 High StJohnson Buildinginformation 1880This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_8-768x1024.jpgItalianate
185-193 HighCaledoniainformation 1874This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is SDC14204-1024x768.jpgSecond Empire
181-183 HighTaber Buildinginformation1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is SDC14205-768x1024.jpgVictorian Italianate
177-179 HighDougherty’s Blockinformation1885This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_10-768x1024.jpgItalianate
173-175 Highinformation1855This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_11-768x1024.jpgItalianate
169-171 High information 1855This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_12-768x1024.jpgItalianate
161-167 High informationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_3-1024x439.jpg

Western Side of High Street between Hampden and Lyman Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
155-159 HighHutchins Hotelinformation
149-153 HighCorser’s Block information
141-147 HighCraft’s Building – Star Theater information 1875This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_13-1024x768.jpgItalianate
137-139 HighStratton Blockinformation1865This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_32-727x1024.jpgItalianate
125-135 HighDelaney Blockinformation1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_4-1024x445.jpg
121-123 HighHolyoke Lock Company information1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_14-768x1024.jpgSecond Empire
117-119 HighHiggins Block information 1860This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_15-768x1024.jpgItalianate
111-115 HighGONE information 1860noneItalianate
107-109 High information1895This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_16-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
103-105 HighBonvouloir Building information 1884This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_17-768x1024.jpgVictorian Italianate
99 – 101 HighRoyal Theater information1917This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_18-1024x768.jpgVernacular Commercial
95-97 HighGallaudet Block information1847This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_19-768x1024.jpgItalianate

Highlights on the remainder of High Street that is either to the north or south.

[Now cross the street so that you are on the western sidewalk and heading south.]

Eastern Side of High Street between Lyman and Hampden Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
96-100 HighWrightinformation
102-104 HighWright Block information1869This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_17-768x1024.jpgItalianate
106-108 HighWright Building information1869This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_16-768x1024.jpgItalianate
110-120 HighWright information1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_13-726x1024.jpgItalianate
122-124 HighHotel Carmody information1878
Oliver Street crosses
126-130 HighJohn Fuller’s Buildinginformation1850This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_12-1024x952.jpgGreek Revival / Italianate
134-138 Highinformation1870This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_11-1024x456.jpgItalianate
140-144 HighJohn Fuller’s Blockinformation1857This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_10-1024x743.jpgItalianate
146 HighinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end_8-1024x784.jpglate Italianate
148-154 HighWilliam Martin Blockinformation1860This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is highstreet_9-1024x768.jpgItalianate

Eastern Side of High Street between Hampden and Dwight Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
156-162 HighOrrell’s Blockinformation1865This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_27-1024x768.jpgItalianate
164-170 HighAllyn Buildinginformation1871Italianate
172-174 HighTranscript Buildinginformation1925This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is SDC14208-1024x768.jpgJacobethan Revival
176 HighTranscript Blockinformation1869This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_26-1024x768.jpgItalianate
178-186 HighWedge and Ward Blockinformation1860This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_29-845x1024.jpg
John Street crosses
30 JohnThe Budinformation
188-196 HighCleary Buildinginformation1879
198-210 HighMarble Buildinginformation1885This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is cap_6-1024x768.jpg

Eastern Side of High Street between Dwight and Suffolk Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
515-521 Dwight StreetGONEinformation1884
525-527 Dwight Streetinformation1894This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is hollow_34-768x1024.jpgVictorian Gothic
536 Dwight StreetCity Hallinformation1871This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-1024x768.jpg
536R Dwight StreetCity Hall Annexinformation1913This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_36-1024x768.jpgRenaissance Revival
270-276 HighSmith Buildinginformation1906This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_35-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
278-282 HighMasonic HallinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end_4-1024x576.jpg
284-286 HighWylie and Perkins Blockinformation1910This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_33-860x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
288-290 HighCurran Buildinginformation1908This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_32-593x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
292-300 HighBesse System BuildinginformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end_5-1024x576.jpg

Eastern Side of High Street between Suffolk and Appleton Streets

addressbuildinginformationstartpicturestyle
302-308 HighDunbar and Mahoney Block informationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end_6-1024x576.jpg
310-318 HighYoung Men’s Hebrew Building information 1917This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_30-768x1024.jpg
320-322 HighDean Brothers Blockinformation1890This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_29-768x1024.jpg
324-326 HighGuyott Buildinginformation1892This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high_8-768x1024.jpgRomanesque Revival
328-330 HighGuyott House Hotel information 1886This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_27-676x1024.jpgRomanesque Revival
Division Street crosses
344-346 HighProulx BlockinformationThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is high-end_7-1024x576.jpg
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_14-1024x595.jpg
348-356 HighPottin and Kinney Blockinformation
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is modernity_13-1024x811.jpg
Park National Bank Building
358-364 HighLyman Blockinformation1886This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_26-768x1024.jpgCommercial Block
366-368 HighBaker Buildinginformation1880This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_25-768x1024.jpgCommercial Block
370-372 HighCurran Blockinformation1886This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_24-768x1024.jpg

Eastern Side of High Street between Appleton and Essex Streets

addressbuildinginformationyearpicturestyle
374-380 HighSenior Block information1898This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_23-768x1024.jpgRenaissance Revival
382-384 HighMcLean Building information1895This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_22-768x1024.jpg
386-388 HighMcLean Block information1880This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_21-768x1024.jpgCommercial Block
390-392 HighHertzmark Buildinginformation1900This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is sugar_20-768x1024.jpg
394-398 HighWalker Blockinformation1915
400-406 HighLafrance Building (Hotel Essex)information1907Renaissance Revival

The North High Street Historic District is a beautiful zone in urban Holyoke. There are retail stores and residents here mixed with government and theatres. The Caledonia and the City Hall buildings are within the North High Street Historic District but are also on the National Register by itself.

Highlights on the remainder of High Street.