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MONROE ST N | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:Building J - Hand Car Repair Shop
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:48220
Location (Address):MONROE ST N
County:St. Croix
City:North Hudson
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1916
Survey Date:1983
Historic Use:repair shop/roundhouse
Architectural Style:Astylistic Utilitarian Building
Structural System:Unknown
Wall Material:Brick
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad Car Shop Historic District
National Register Listing Date:10/4/1984 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
Additional Information:Description: A square one-story vernacular 20th century industrial building, constructed of pilasterd red brick, flat roof with plain trim, stone foundation (not visible), large rectangular multi-pane windows with lug sills found on north, south, and east facades all set in recessed corbelled brick panels, two double recdtangular doors with strap hinges and nine pane windows set in recessed corbelled brick panels on west side. Background and Significance: In 1916, this simple rectangular structure built on a southern section of the shop yard was constructed for the expressed purpose of hand car repair.
Bibliographic References:A. 35th Annual Report of the C., St.P., M., & O. Railway Co. (St. Paul: By Author, 1916). B. West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission Case Studies: Adaptive Reuse Strategies. (Eau Claire: By Author, 1982) pp. 47-64. C. St. Croix County Plat Book, Register of Deeds Office, St. Croix Co., Hudson, Wisconsin, 1897. D. Sandborn-Perris Insurance Maps. (New York City: Sandborn Mapn and Pub. Co., 1924).
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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