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910 S 3RD ST

Architecture and History Inventory
910 S 3RD ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:WILLIAM HOWARD HOUSE
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:31498
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):910 S 3RD ST
County:Milwaukee
City:Milwaukee
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1854
Additions:
Survey Date:1988
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Greek Revival
Structural System:Balloon Frame
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Walker's Point Historic District
National Register Listing Date:12/19/1978
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:This house, built in 1854 [A], is one of the oldest known standing frame houses in the City. It originally fronted Walker Street, but was moved to the back of its lot and turned to face South 3rd Street.

A Guide to Historic Walker's Point, 1978: "A native of Fort Ann, New York, Howard arrived in Milwaukee in 1836. Having spent his early life on the Erie Canal, he worked in Milwaukee as a laborer on various cargo ships and died in 1881. In 1884, the property passed into the hands of the Lindemanns, a German immigrant family that had settled in Milwaukee in 1863.

The building, which rests on a brick foundation, is a one-and-a-half frame Greek Revival house. The entrance has sidelights and carefully scaled pilasters and entabulature."
Bibliographic References:A. TAX ROLLS. B. MAPS. C. DEEDS. D. BUILT IN MILWAUKEE, LANDSCAPE RESEARCH, P. 34. E. MILWAUKEE HISTORIC BUILDINGS TOUR: WALKER'S POINT (RESIDENTIAL), CITY OF MILWAUKEE DEPARTMENT OF CITY DEVELOPMENT, 1994. National Register Nomination Form. Historic Walker's Point, Inc., A Guide to Historic Walker's Point, 1978.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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