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614 MAIN ST

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614 MAIN ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:St. Luke's Episcopal Church Complex - Church
Other Name:St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Contributing:
Reference Number:11073
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):614 MAIN ST
County:Racine
City:Racine
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1866
Additions: 1899 1906 1915
Survey Date:1980
Historic Use:church
Architectural Style:Gothic Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Cream Brick
Architect:EDWARD TOWNSEND MIX
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Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Chapel, Guildhall, and Rectory
National Register Listing Date:7/27/1979 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:A 'site file' exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is public record and may be viewed in person at the Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation.

LANCET WINDOWS. POINTED ARCHED DOORS. BUTTRESSES AND CORBELLING. Builder was Lucas Bradley. Mix apprenticed with Richard Upjohn in Boston. Other buildings in this church complex include the Chapel (1898), Rectory (c. 1905), and Parish House (1915).
DESIGNED BY MILWAUKEE ARCHITECT, EDWARD TOWNSEND MIX. BEHIND THE CHURCH, ALONG SEVENTH STREET IS THE CHAPEL WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY A FIRE STATION THAT HAD BEEN BUILT IN 1849. THE PRESENT FACADE DATES FROM 1930.

Resurveyed November 2009; appearance unchanged.
Bibliographic References:Centennial 1842-1942 St. Luke's Episcopal Church commemorative issue. Tour of Historic Places guide book, 2002. Racine Landmarks Map Guide, 2003. HISTORIC 6TH STREET BUSINESS DISTRICT WALKING TOUR GUIDE, 1990.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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