The Village of Barrington has the largest residential historic district in the State of Illinois. Over 350 properties are included in Barrington’s Historic Preservation Overlay district. Prominent home styles include Victorian, Tudor, Colonial, Folk, and Italianate. The combination of old and new makes Barrington one of the top places to live in Illinois.
Interesting Historical Structures
Some of the more interesting historical structures in Barrington include the Octagon House ,(223 West Main Street, Barrington, IL) Catlow Theater, (116 W. Main Street, Barrington, IL) and Ice House Mall (200 Applebee Street, Barrington, IL). There are stunning examples of Barrington architecture located on Lake Street. This quiet, tree-lined street contains some of the best examples of Queen Anne homes anywhere in Illinois.