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Suhr Residence | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Suhr Residence

Suhr Residence | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The John J. Suhr residence, 121 Langdon Street, built in 1886 for immigrant John J. Suhr, Sr. (1836-1901), who in 1871 founded the German-American Bank, later renamed the American Exchange Bank. A group of women are sitting on the front porch. It remained in family hands until 1957 and was designated a city landmark in 1874. At left is the W.H. Watson house, one of the first houses on Langdon, erected in 1858 and demolished in 1926.
DESCRIPTION
The John J. Suhr residence, 121 Langdon Street, built in 1886 for immigrant John J. Suhr, Sr. (1836-1901), who in 1871 founded the German-American Bank, later renamed the American Exchange Bank. A group of women are sitting on the front porch. It remained in family hands until 1957 and was designated a city landmark in 1874. At left is the W.H. Watson house, one of the first houses on Langdon, erected in 1858 and demolished in 1926.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:39049
Creation Date: 1914
Creator Name:Photoart House (Firm)
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(M491)27
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Bankers
Architecture
Balconies
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dwellings
Housing
Porches
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Outdoor photography
Women
Automobiles
Streets

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