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220-222 S 10TH ST

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220-222 S 10TH ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:Dr. Robert M.I. & Nellie Kinnear House
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:33029
Location (Address):220-222 S 10TH ST
County:La Crosse
City:La Crosse
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1914
Survey Date:1996
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Prairie School
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: 10th and Cass Streets Neighborhood Historic District
National Register Listing Date:12/13/2000
State Register Listing Date:7/14/2000
National Register Multiple Property Name:
Additional Information:Intersecting hip roofs; broad roof overhang; compressed upper story with short windows; side entrance with vertical piers; corner pier; two story front porch, window band.

House constructed to replace house on site demolished in fire in February 1914.

2015- "This two-story brick Prairie Style residence was designed to fit a narrow lot with the main entrance placed to the rear on the north side. The Roman brick facade is highlighted by a compressed stucco second story with bands of double hung windows. The intersecting low pitch hip roofs with exaggerated overhanging eaves are typical of the Prairie style. The contrasting vertical and horizontal planes seen in the broad flat chimney, brick piers and recessed bays display an angular, geometric appearance that is the hallmark of the Prairie School. This residence was built for Dr. Kinnear to replace a home on this site that was destroyed by fire."
-"La Crosse, Wisconsin: 10th & Cass Residential Historic District Tour", Prepared by Eric J. Wheeler, (2015).
Bibliographic References:A. La Crosse Leader Press, 7 March 1914. B. City Water Records, La Crosse Public Library, Archives. C. City Directories. D. City Tax Records, UW-La Crosse, ARC.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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