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70 S 3RD AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

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70 S 3RD AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
70 S 3RD AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:
Other Name:Hoffman House Bar
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:49767
Location (Address):70 S 3RD AVE
City:Sturgeon Bay
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1890
Survey Date:2006
Historic Use:tavern/bar
Architectural Style:Commercial Vernacular
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 two-story, vermillion colored brick corner building is accented with cream brick panels and capped with a brickwork cornice with a rounded central accent. The storefront has, however, been substantially altered in the early to mid 20th century in a manner incompatible with the building's original architectural character. It remains, however, as a contributive element to the architectural significance of the District, because of the early detailing which remains.

In 2006: No visible exterior changes have been made to the building since last surveyed in 1982.

Previously surveyed in 1982.
Bibliographic References:A. Sanborn Perris Maps of Sturgeon Bay, 1885-1891. B. Stone set in cornice.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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