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147 E BECHER ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

Property Record

147 E BECHER ST

Architecture and History Inventory
147 E BECHER ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Filer & Stowell, Woodworking and Pattern Shop
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:232649
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):147 E BECHER ST
County:Milwaukee
City:Milwaukee
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1895
Additions:
Survey Date:2016
Historic Use:industrial building
Architectural Style:Astylistic Utilitarian Building
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
NOTES
Additional Information:2016 - Three-story brick industrial loft with a four-story entry tower at the northwest corner. Segmental arch window openings have been covered with fiberglass. The second floor is connected to the adjacent office by a pedestrian overpass, and the powerhouse adjoins at the southwest.
Bibliographic References:Harger, Milwaukee Illustrated. Its Trade, Commerce, Manufacturing Interests, and Advantages as a Residence City..., 90. “Sanborn Fire Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1894, Volume 4” (New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1894), Sheet 352. City of Milwaukee, Bay View Neighborhood Historic Resources Survey: Volume II, 87.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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