Rosberg--Holmgren--Clareen Block (Boundary Increase and Additional Documentation) (NRIS 16000706)
109-111-113 N. Main St.,
Kansas. County/parish: Mcpherson.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
October 11, 2016.
- Rosberg-Holmgren-Clareen Block
- The Rosberg-Holmgren-Clareen Block, also once known as the Clareen-Peterson Restaurant Building, is a historic building at 109-111-113 N. Main Street in Lindsborg, Kansas.Tne building was built in 1899 for use as a restaurant with living quarters above by Swedish immigrant, Carl E. Clareen (1862-1923). By 1909, fellow Swedish immigrant John P. Peterson operated his restaurant known as the Royal Cafe on the first floor of the building. The first floor continued to serve as a restaurant through the 1940s. The building is of late Victorian style with Italianate detailing on its lower front exterior which includes cast iron columns. The building has many distinguishing characteristics including the ornate second-story window hoods, cast-iron columns, the original storefront, and stained glass windows. The building added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. Its listing was updated in 2016, resulting in a boundary increase and a renaming of the listing. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/16000706