116 10TH ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

Property Record

116 10TH ST

Architecture and History Inventory
116 10TH ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Emily Baker House
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:11398
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):116 10TH ST
County:Racine
City:Racine
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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Range:
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Section:
Quarter Section:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1893
Additions:
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Dutch Colonial Revival
Structural System:Balloon Frame
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:Josiah Hocking-contractor
Other Buildings On Site:Y
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Southside Historic District
National Register Listing Date:10/18/1977
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
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. Contractor was Josiah Hocking. CROSS-GAMBREL. PALLADIAN MOTIF GABLE WINDOWS. DORMER WINDOWS W/TRIANGULAR OR BROCKEN SCROLL PEDIMENT. BRACKETED CORNICE AND PORCH ROOFS. CARVED FRIEZE PANELS. Photo code #1 is: D-107/16A.

Emily Baker Garage is record #22586.

2016- This property currently serves as a Bed and Breakfast. This house at 116 Tenth Street (aka known locally as the Christmas House) and allegedly built by Emily Baker, in 1894, was in fact an addition to an existing house which had the address of 939 Main Street, Racine, WI. After the addition,the house now faced East Park and 10th Street so, 939 Main, as an address, disappeared.
Bibliographic References:UNION GROVE WESTINE REPORT 11/29/1995. RACINE JOURNAL TIMES 9/18/1996.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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