Belfast's Historic Downtown

The Belfast Historic District encompasses a large portion of the city center of Belfast, Maine, representing one of Maine’s largest concentrations of pre-Civil War architecture, as well as a rich collection of commercial architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986, with minor enlargements in 1993 and 1995.

(National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service.)

Resources on Historic Preservation

Our Town Belfast is proud to represent an historic downtown with plenty of architectural heritage.  We are happy to assist building owners in connecting to the resources that can help them to renovate and restore their historic buildings in a way that is in keeping with the ideals of The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Maine Preservation as well.  Contact us to learn more.

  • Maine Preservation:  Maine Preservation promotes an appreciation of Maine’s historic places and districts and provides for their preservation and use to enhance the vitality of our communities.
  • Maine State Historic Preservation Tax Credits
  • Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit
  • The Belfast Historical Society and Museum / Museum in the Streets Tours