Eclectic Communities: Bozeman’s North Side

Working class tour

Eclectic Communities: Bozeman’s North Side

Tour Guide: Elizabeth Noonan and Julia Jacobs

When: This tour is offered by request only. If you would like to take this tour, please send us an email at We would be happy to schedule a tour for you or your group.

Where: Meet at the Beall Park Recreation Center, 415 N. Bozeman Ave.

Cost: $12 for tickets, $10 for seniors and students. Children 12 and under are free.

This tour caps at 25 people so please arrive early to secure a spot. If you would like to reserve a spot on the tour, give us a call at  406-220-2678 or send us an email at

Bozeman was not built by the Nelson Story’s alone. It took a large community of masons, shopkeepers, brewers, builders and farmers to build Bozeman’s infrastructure in the late 19 century. The North Tracy Avenue Historic District contains the most significant concentration of historic residential architecture north of Main Street and is a representative portion of what was once a quite extensive historic residential area. Some of the houses in the district are among the most significant examples of vernacular architecture in the city. This tour gives an overview of the “working class” or blue collar section of Bozeman. The houses in the North Tracy historic district are modest vernacular structures that show the needs of middle class Bozeman.


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