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330 BROAD ST

Architecture and History Inventory
330 BROAD ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Horticultural Hall
Other Name:HORTICULTURAL HALL
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:66990
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):330 BROAD ST
County:Walworth
City:Lake Geneva
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1912
Additions: 1983
Survey Date:1985
Historic Use:meeting hall
Architectural Style:Craftsman
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Wall Material:Stucco
Architect:Spencer and Powers
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Horticultural Hall
National Register Listing Date:9/29/1999 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/16/1999 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:The Horticultural Hall, rising one and one half stories, was built in 1912 by Robert N. Malsch & sons. [B, C]. It features a stucco and board exterior and an asphalt shingled gable roof. The meeting hall has remained intact and in excellent condition with vertical timbers and grouped windows still visible. A kitchen remodeling occurred in 1983. [A].

The Horticultural Hall was the site of Midsummer Fairs dating from 1912 to the 1970s. Currently functions as a meeting and exhibit hall.

Maple Park National Register # 05000621
Bibliographic References:A. Steg, Elsie, "Lake Geneva Garden Club, 1963-1988 for Garden Club of America," August, 1984. (Loaned by author). B. "Horticultural Hall," brochure published by the Geneva Area Foundation. C. "Gardeners and Foremens Association Has 50th Birthday," Lake Geneva "Regional News," 10-7-1954. A Walking Tour of Olde Lake Geneva Towne by the Lake Geneva Plaque and Walking Tour Commission, Spring 1993.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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