401 11th St (1100 College Ave) | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

Property Record

401 11th St (1100 College Ave)

Architecture and History Inventory
401 11th St (1100 College Ave) | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:Theodore & Catherine Schulte House (Whitewood Grove Estate)
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:225982
Location (Address):401 11th St (1100 College Ave)
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
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Year Built:1908
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Craftsman
Structural System:
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:Charles Kirchoff, Jr.
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Southside Historic District
National Register Listing Date:10/18/1977
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989
Additional Information:In 1887, Theodore Schulte bought Frank Schneider’s bottling works located at 1233 Villa Street. Within that year, Schulte became the Racine bottling agent for Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee. In 1899, the plant and office were moved to 1313 14th Street. By 1895, the business was handling 125 boxcar loads of beer per year. He continued bottling for Schlitz until Prohibition after which he went into retirement. Theodore Schulte was active in Racine’s social activities and was a lifelong member of the Schulte Band which played for many social occasions in Racine from the late 1870s on. The architect of this residence, Charles Kirchoff, Jr. was the architect for the Schlitz Brewing Company. He designed many prominent buildings in Milwaukee and elsewhere including The Palace Theatre in New York City in 1913.
Bibliographic References:
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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