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1202-1318 SUMMIT AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
1202-1318 SUMMIT AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:PAINE ROW HOUSES
Other Name:
Contributing:
Reference Number:56303
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):1202-1318 SUMMIT AVE
County:Winnebago
City:Oshkosh
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Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1925
Additions:
Survey Date:1978
Historic Use:row house
Architectural Style:Craftsman
Structural System:
Wall Material:Stucco
Architect:PAINE LUMBER COMPANY
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Paine Lumber Company Historic District
National Register Listing Date:6/26/1986
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:BUILT TO HOUSE FACTORY WORKERS.

THE ROW HOUES WERE CONSTRUCTED OF CONCRETE BLOCK WITH STUCCO FINISH. THE DESIGN IS SIMPLE WITH GABLE ENDS AND PORCHES CONTAINING EXPOSED BEAM ENDS AND SOME HALF TIMBERING. EACH BLOCK OF BUILDINGS ACCOMMODATES SIX FAMILIES. FOUR GABLES AND THREE PORCHES BREAK UP THE FACADE OF EACH BLOCK. THIS COMPLEX WAS ENVISIONED AS A MODEL COMMUNITY FOR FACTORY WORKERS. THIS PARTICULAR DESIGN WAS NOT REPRODUCED IN THE CITY, ALTHOUGH DETACHED WORKER'S COTTAGES APPEAR ON SEVENTH AVE. (WN 27/8)

A 'site file' (Paine Lumber Company Historic District) exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is a public record and may be viewed in person at the Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

THE ROW HOUSES WERE CONSTRUCTED BY THE PAINE LUMBER COMPANY, OSTENSIBLY AS MODEL FACTORY HOUSING; THEY REPLACE OLDER PAINE HOUSING BUILT AS APARTMENTS IN THE 1890'S (B) THE ROW HOUSES REPRESENT A RARE EXAMPLE OF INDUSTRIAL PATERNALISM IN OSHKOSH. IN 1898, PAINE APARTMENTS WERE PROVIDED FOR THE LOYAL NON-STRIKERS. (C).
Bibliographic References:OSHKOSH DAILY NORTHWESTERN OCT. 3, 1925 TELEPHONE INTERVIEW WITH MR. D. CLYDE BUCKSTAFF, PRES. PAINE LUMBER CO., 5/13/81 LAUTENSCHLAGER, PEGGY A., "THE WEST SIDERS" N.P., HONORS THESIS, LAKE FORREST COLLEGE, 1977
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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