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201 6TH ST

Architecture and History Inventory
201 6TH ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Other Name:The Janes Building
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:11317
Location (Address):201 6TH ST
Unincorporated Community:
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Year Built:1899
Additions: 1926
Survey Date:1980
Historic Use:retail building
Architectural Style:Neoclassical
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:C.A. Dickhaut-1899Frank J. Hoffman-1926
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Historic Sixth Street Business District
National Register Listing Date:3/24/1988 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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Additional Information:A 'site file' exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is a public record and may be viewed in person at the State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation. CARVED AND DENTILLED CORNICE. BRICK PILASTERS AND MOULDED CORNICE FOR RECESSED WALL PANELS. ALTERED 1ST FLR. This building housed the offices of the architectural firm of Guilbert and Funston. Also was the law office of Henry Allen Cooper. He was the U.S. 1st District Representative for 19 terms. He was born 9/8/1851 in Spring Prairie and died on 3/1/1931 in Washington, D.C. He was the Racine Co. district attorney from 1880-1886; member of the State Senate from 1887-1890; 1st District Representative from 1893-1919 and 1921-1931; author of the bill establishing the Australian secret ballot system in Wisconsin.

Bibliographic References:1900 city directory. Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1961, p. 736. Plans and Working Drawings for the Robinson Building and Remodelings-Office of Jennings and Naczinski, 201 6th St., Racine, WI. HISTORIC 6TH STREET BUSINESS DISTRICT WALKING TOUR GUIDE, 1990.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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