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1600 ALGOMA BLVD

Architecture and History Inventory
1600 ALGOMA BLVD | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:WILLIAM BOUCK HOUSE
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:31501
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):1600 ALGOMA BLVD
County:Winnebago
City:Oshkosh
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1905
Additions:
Survey Date:1994
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Queen Anne
Structural System:
Wall Material:Aluminum/Vinyl Siding
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Algoma Boulevard Historic District
National Register Listing Date:12/1/1994 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:4/6/1994 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 State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation. ARCHITECTURAL STATEMENT: THIS FRAME HOUSE IS COVERED WITH CLAPBOARDS TO THE ROOF LINE, AND SHINGLES IN THE GABLES. THE SHINGLES IN TH FRONT GABLE FLARE TO MEET THE EAVE LINE WHICH IS DECORATED WITH MODILLIONS. A SEMICIRCULAR WINDOW DOMINATES THE GABLE END. A SMALL DORMER BALANCES THE COMPOSITION AS DOES THE PORCH WHICH EXTENDS ACROSS THE FACADE. THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF THE VERY RESTRAINED COLONIAL REVIVAL POPULAR IN OSHKOSH. HISTORICAL STATEMENT: WILLIAM C. BOUCK WAS A LOCAL ATTORNEY AND PARTNER IN THE BOUCK AND HILTON LAW FIRM. HE WAS THE SON OF GABRIEL BOUCK, NOTED POLITICAL AND MILITARY FIGURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. (C)
Bibliographic References:BIBLIGRAPHY: A. WINNEBAGO CO. DIRECTORY 1905. B. NOT LISTED IN WINNEBAGO COUNTY DIRECTORY 1900. C. KARSTAEDT, OSHKOSH 100 YEARS, P. 164.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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