The first dwellings were small single-story cottages modeled after the Greek Revival design.
Other housing designs in the neighborhood include Victorian, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, and Queen Anne.
Hamburg is located northwest of Downtown, covering Fifth Street to Ninth Street and Ripley Street to Vine Street.
The neighborhood contains the most architecturally significant buildings of the old German neighborhoods.
The city of Davenport, Iowa, United States has neighborhoods dating back to the 1840s.
The Davenport Plan and Zoning Commission divided the city into five areas: downtown, central, east end, near north, and northwest and west end.
Bridge Avenue The historic district stretches from River Drive along the Mississippi River up a bluff to East Ninth Street, which is near the top of the hill.
The neighborhood is made up of fourteen houses on the southern end of Bridge Avenue. The most prominent of the residences was built by Ambrose Fulton, who was significant to Davenport’s early settlement and its industrial history.The neighborhoods contain many architectural designs, including Victorian, Queen Anne, and Tudor Revival.Many of the original neighborhoods were first inhabited by German settlers.The focus of the neighborhood was Washington Square—a single block laid out by Antoine Le Claire in the original city.The square was the site of German beer gardens, musical events, veterans' celebrations and other outdoor activities, and served as the welcoming point for new German immigrants.It was plotted by town founder Antoine Le Claire in the 1840s to 1880s, and housed the residence of Le Claire himself, his heirs, and Irish and transplanted American settlers.