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

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144 N 3RD AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
144 N 3RD AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:F.W. Woolworth Company Store
Other Name:Formalities/Door County Confectionery
Contributing: No
Reference Number:49727
Location (Address):144 N 3RD AVE
City:Sturgeon Bay
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1950
Survey Date:2005
Historic Use:retail building
Architectural Style:Twentieth Century Commercial
Structural System:Unknown
Wall Material:Brick
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 single-story brick commercial building has a strong, horizontal emphasis that is accented by the s tandard red/gold sign and bands of darker brick on the upper parts of the facade. Its original architectural fabric is virtually intact and for this reason, it is an excellent example of an endemic building ty pe. While of relatively recent construction, it does contribute to the architectural significance of the District because it is an intact local example of a common national building type and style and an accent within an intact commercial blockface.

in 1982, it was still occupied by F.W. Woolworth. In 2005, Formalities & the Door County Confectionery occupy the building.
Bibliographic References:.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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