This list is a guideline of information to include in the landmark nomination report. Applicants probably will not be able to locate answers to all of the items listed since there are gaps in historic resources available. Although these are the kind of items the Preservation Commission will look for when reviewing a nomination, the Commission will not expect applicants to be able to provide them all.
Description of unique architectural elements
Date of construction
Name of architect
Name of contractor
Description of building elements: number of stories, roof shape, window shape, porches, etc.
Alterations or additions to structure
Missing or removed architectural features
Important accessory structures or landscapes
Important people associated with the property
Important events associated with the property
Property as it relates to the development of the community (Rock Island /rest of Quad Cities)
Relationship to significant period of history
Placement or location of property within Rock Island
Relationship to other properties of similar architectural style and time in history
If it is a unique or unusual structure for Rock Island
Identifiable visual feature in the community
State how each of the criteria is met in a qualitative, but factual way. Provide justification, pulled from the nomination, on the significance of the person, architecture or event.