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1701- 1721 DUNLAP AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
1701- 1721 DUNLAP AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Lauerman Brothers Department Store
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Reference Number:22782
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):1701- 1721 DUNLAP AVE
County:Marinette
City:Marinette
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1884
Additions: 1919 1913 1890 1904 1924 1991
Survey Date:1988
Historic Use:department store
Architectural Style:Italianate
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
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Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Lauerman Brothers Department Store
National Register Listing Date:2/24/1992 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:10/16/1998 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:PART OF THE PROPOSED DOWNTOWN MARINETTE HISTORIC DISTRICT.

BLDG MOVED TO THIS SITE ACCORDING TO THE BAY-LAKE REGIONAL PLANNING COMM. MAY BE DEMOLISHED. BLDG CONTAINED MARINETTE'S & MENOMINEE'S 1ST TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. TALL SEGMENTAL ARCH WINDOWS W/STILTED PEAKED ARCH LINTELS. MOULDED, BRACKETED & DENTILLED EAVES OVER CORNICE.
The oldest building is the old buisness block that sits between the department store and the wholesale warehouse building. This building was moved right after 1900 from
the block where the department store is now located to where it is today. By 1910 Lauerman was using this building as a part of his complex.
The Lauerman Department Store was built in three stages. THe front section was built in 1904, and additions were made to it in 1913, 1919 and 1924.
The wholesale warehouse was built in 1920
In 1992 the buildings were renovated and restorated.
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.

Originally housed the department store. Building was moved over one lot to its current location and was then used as a warehouse.
Bibliographic References:MENOMINEE RIVER MEMORIES. Tax Project
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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