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1-5 West Main Street, Evansville, Wisconsin

Historic photographs, research and removing layers of remodeling reveal the history of three 1852 buildings on a prominent downtown corner.

Feature Story

Reed School Restoration

Neillsville, Wisconsin

This 1915 one-room country school, serving Wisconsin students through 1951, was restored to its appearance during the 1940s.

Merrill City Hall, Merrill, Wisconsin

1889 Queen Anne style city hall building is saved and rehabilitated to apartments in Merrill.

Dr. Nancy Unger has received the 2016 Book Award of Merit from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer"

Mineral Point High School, Mineral Point, Wisconsin

A 1903 high School's special Richardsonian Romanesque historic details are maintained. Lockers were left in place in the original wide corridors and b

The 2016 Historic Restoration Award has been awarded to the Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

Amity Leather Products Factory, West Bend, Wisconsin

A 1915 textile mill's multi-story form is renovated. Exposed steel and timber ceiling capture the industrial historic character of the building.

The 2016 Historic Preservation Award has been awarded to the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway, Inc.

The 2016 Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy Award has been rewarded to the Oulu Historical Society.

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been awarded to the Port Washington Historical Society.

Jeffris Flats Apartments, Janesville, Wisconsin

Janesville YMCA partnered with local bank to rehabilitate old building and establish housing for victims of domestic abuse.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Three owners participate in complex project to rehabilitate an 1882 elaborate Victorian Italianate style building.

Paul Jules Saloon Building, Green Bay, Wisconsin

A boarded-over 1883 Italiante building is revived; attracting new businesses and positive changes to the Broadway-Walnut Historic District.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the Wisconsin couple, founders of Generac Power Systems, manufactuerer of complete engine-driven generator systems.

The 2016 Genealogy Book Award has been rewarded to Kenneth Kraemer of Irvine, California.

The 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation has been awarded to the Oscar Grady Public Library in Saukville.

John Palo Homestead, Oulu, Wisconsin

A 1909 Wisconsin northwoods log home rehabilitation preserves family heritage and an important piece of the state's history. Tax credits helped fund t

A Positive Message and Multifaceted Campaign Saves the Historic Buildings

A positive and reasonable message was the key to saving historic buildings on the city of Madison's famed State Street.

First National Bank, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

1873 building's character undermined by remodelings is restored to its Romanesque Revival glory.

Copeland Service Station, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Using tax credits, a neglected 1938 Milwaukee gas station was reinvented as a coffee shop, preserving its Streamline Moderne style.
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