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50 N 3RD AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

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50 N 3RD AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
50 N 3RD AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:George Draeb Jewelry Store
Other Name:George Draeb Jewelry Store
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:49715
Location (Address):50 N 3RD AVE
City:Sturgeon Bay
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1935
Survey Date:1982
Historic Use:retail building
Architectural Style:Art Moderne
Structural System:Unknown
Wall Material:Cararra Glass
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Third Avenue Historic District
National Register Listing Date:10/6/1983
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989
National Register Multiple Property Name:
Additional Information:This small structure is clad with polished black structural glass, accented with white glass inlay and polished aluminum framing elements and signage. This is the only example of this early mid-20th century cladding within the District and is a good example of the common "Moderne" commercial style of the period. This building contributes to the architectural significance of the District as an intact local example of this once nationally common style and building material. This building was built in 1935 on the site of an earlier building which was destroyed by fire in 1934.
Bibliographic References:A. Door County Advocate-Centennial Edition 1962, p. 15.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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