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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.

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.

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

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

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.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin History Maker Award

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

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

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.

"Sister: An African Americal Life in Search of Justice" Wins the Society's 2014 Book Award of Merit.

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 Neenah Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Take Cover, Neenah! Backyard Family Fallout Shelters in Cold War America."

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.

The 2014 Historic Restoration Award was presented to Gorman and Company for the firm's work on Milwaukee's Brewhouse Inn and Suites.

Jeffris Flats Apartments, Janesville, Wisconsin

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

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation goes to Milwaukee Public Television

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Swiss Center of North America in New Glarus.

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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

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.

Merrill City Hall, Merrill, Wisconsin

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