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1615 BARTON AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:Kircher
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:28779
Location (Address):1615 BARTON AVE
City:West Bend
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1928
Survey Date:1987
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Colonial Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Other Buildings On Site:1
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Barton Historic District
National Register Listing Date:3/5/1992 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/22/1992 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
Additional Information:This two story Colonial Revival styled house features a square shaped plan configuraiton, a brick foundation, a brick exterior, a brick and wood trim and an asphalt shingled hip roof. The hip roof is high pitched and is accented in the front by an attic dormer. Directly beneath this dormer is a central projecting gabled bay, whose elements include a bargeboard, a gable pendant and a round arched stone surround. The round arched theme continues on the first story front windows which flank the entrance bay. Decorative brickwork distinguishes these arches, each of which rises well above the door or windows it surrounds. A brick string course is visible on the second story. The residence was built in 1928 and is in fair condition. (See Bib. Ref. A). It is related to a garage, a building of which no description was given in the Intensive Survey Form. Architectural/Engineering Significance: This property meets cirteria C of the National Register requriements because the property retains enough of the character that it had when the town of Barton was growing and developing. This building contributes to the whole character of the Barton Historic Distirct. (According to the Intensive Survey Form, this dwelling was considered in 1987 to be contributing to the then proposed Barton Historic District).
Bibliographic References:A. City Assessor's Files, No. V.1-54. City Hall, West Bend, WI.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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