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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.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

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

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

Sustained Community Effort Turns a 1907 High School Building into a Thriving Arts Center

Learn how a historic preservation group dealt with setbacks and conflicts to turn a deteriorating school building into a successful arts center

The Brown County Public Library was awarded the Society's 2014 Public Program Award for its 25-year local history series.

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.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

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

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.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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

Merrill City Hall, Merrill, Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin History Maker Award

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

The Evansville Grove Society earned the award for its longstanding work in preserving Evansville's heritage.

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.

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Madison Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists.

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.

Philip Hasheider has been awarded the 2014 Genealogy/Family History Book Award.

The Marathon County Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Our Stories: The History of Marathon County."

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.

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

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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