Downtown Rock Island History & Architecture

This walk covers a six-block area in the core of Rock Island’s downtown, including those buildings located along the Great River Plaza. Notable office buildings, banks and retail establishments are featured. Six historically designated structures are included on this tour. Don’t miss the terra cotta and the cornices. Most importantly, look UP!
Downtown Rock Island History and Architecture Brochure Cover
  • Area: 1st to 3rd Avenues, 15th to 19th Streets
  • Pages: 40
  • Year Printed: 2004
  • Structures Featured: 37
  • .PDF Version: Click on image to left.
  • Availability: Rock Island Public Library, Rock Island City Hall, Centennial Bridge Visitor Center
  • Cost: Free