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Birchard-Follansbee Block, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Johnson Bank buys and rehabilitates an 1867 four-story French Second Empire style building in Milwaukee.

Jeffris Flats Apartments, Janesville, Wisconsin

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

Mary Jane Herber of the Brown County Public Library has received the 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

A crumbling 1909 railroad depot is rehabilitated with help from federal grants.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

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

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

Preservationists, Hunters, and Government Officials Coordinate Efforts to Spare Bridges from Demolition

An unlikely partnership of preservationists, hunters, and government officials spare historic bridges from demolition.

Adam and Mary Smith House, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Ornate masion slated to be deomolished is saved using Historic Preservation Tax Credits, relocated, and becomes centerpiece of new housing development.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn about the co-founder of Manpower, Inc, the world's largest temporary job service company who actively promoted peace in the Middle East.

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

The 2016 Museum Exhibit Award has been rewarded to Neenah Historical Society.

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Before restoration, gray paint and blocked-in windows disguised half of the 1885 building's High Victorian design.

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

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

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Reed School Restoration

Neillsville, Wisconsin

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

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.

Merrill City Hall, Merrill, Wisconsin

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

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.

Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'
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