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300 S DICKASON BLVD

Architecture and History Inventory
300 S DICKASON BLVD | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:DR. LESLIE A. Wright House
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:3465
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):300 S DICKASON BLVD
County:Columbia
City:Columbus
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1900
Additions: 1996
Survey Date:1996
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Queen Anne
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Wall Material:Clapboard
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Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: South Dickason Boulevard Residential Historic District
National Register Listing Date:3/4/1999 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/26/1998 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:IRREGULAR MASSING AND VARIOUS FORMS TYPICAL OF THE QUEEN ANNE STYLE. OCTAGONAL TOWER ABOVE WRAP-AROUND PORCH, WOOD SHINGLES IN GABLES, BAY WINDOW OFF BACK. ALSO, PRESENCE OF CLASSICALLY STYLED DETAILING: COLUMNS, ELABORATE KEYSTONES, FESTOONS, AND PALLADIAN WINDOW FORMS, MARK THIS HOUSE AS A QUEEN ANNE VARIANT KNOWN AS FREE CLASSIC STYLE. WRIGHT WAS A VETERINARIAN. HOUSE SERVED AS A MEDICAL/DENTAL CLINIC FROM 1958-1989 DURING WHICH TIME IT WAS OWNED BY DR. CLEMENT CHELI. Recent (1996) excellent restoration included the addition of an octagonal gazebo at the end of the veranda. New two-car garage designed to compliment the house. Gable ends clad in fish scale and plain wood shingled.
Bibliographic References:COLUMBUS HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE TOURS, COLUMBUS HISTORIC LANDMARKS AND PRESERVATION COMMISSION, 1994. City of Columbus Real Esate Tax Rolls. Columbus Republican: August 4, 1900. p. 1. Take a Walk on Main Street: Historic Walking Tours in Wisconsin's Main Street Communities, Wisconsin Main Street Program, 1998.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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