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639 MONROE ST

Architecture and History Inventory
639 MONROE ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:G.H. Brickner Woolen Mills
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:27783
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):639 MONROE ST
County:Sheboygan
City:Sheboygan Falls
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1879
Additions: 1884 1920
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:industrial building
Architectural Style:Astylistic Utilitarian Building
Structural System:
Wall Material:Cream Brick
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:1
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Downtown Historic District
National Register Listing Date:12/27/1984 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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 Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

This 4.5 story cream brick building decorated with applied pilasters was built in 1879-1880 next to the falls to house the major industry in Sheboygan Falls.
Operated by both steam and water power, in 1992 it was renovated into 35 housing units.[A]
Bibliographic References:[A] Walking Tour pamphlet. Take a Walk on Main Street: Historic Walking Tours in Wisconsin's Main Street Communities, Wisconsin Main Street Program, 1998. Feldman Building Project a Go, Sheboygan Press, Oct 29, 1991.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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