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Elizabeth Plankinton House

Elizabeth Plankinton House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect.  Listed in the National Register of Historic Places 1976. A lighted sign for the Knights of Columbus is above the main entrance on the right. Several cars line the road, and a brick and metal fence separate the house from the street.
DESCRIPTION
1492 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Built in 1886 by John Plankinton for his daughter Elizabeth. Edward T. Mix was the architect. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places 1976. A lighted sign for the Knights of Columbus is above the main entrance on the right. Several cars line the road, and a brick and metal fence separate the house from the street.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:54452
Creation Date: 1975
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Milwaukee.467
Original Dimensions:7.75 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Oct. 8, 1980, the building was demolished despite efforts to place the building on the National Register of Historic Places.
SUBJECTS
Brickwork
Chimneys
Architecture, Domestic
Housing
Cities and towns
Fences
Historic sites
Electric signs
Automobiles
Architecture

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