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1702 W PARK ST

Architecture and History Inventory
1702 W PARK ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
Historic Name:Hamilton Community Center
Other Name:Hamilton Community House
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:69038
Location (Address):1702 W PARK ST
City:Two Rivers
Unincorporated Community:
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
Year Built:1931
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:meeting hall
Architectural Style:Tudor Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Stone - Unspecified
Architect:Childs and SmithImmel Construction Company
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished Date:
National/State Register Listing Name: Central Park Historic District
National Register Listing Date:12/1/2000 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:4/14/2000 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
Additional Information:A 'site file' 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. Triple pane windows; bay windows - two stories. Builder was Immel Construction Co.

The entrance of the building is a large foyer with massive wood work and a fire place. Most of the first floor is a large gym which doubled as an auditorium. IT featured a large stage, a motion picture booth, a balcony for additional seating, and a maple-floored basketball court with moveable seating. Also in the building were a six-lane bowling alley, a billiard room, meeting rooms and a banquet room with kitchen capable of serving 500-700 people. The Hamilton community has served Two Rivers as its social and recreational center for seventy years.
Bibliographic References:Take a Walk on Main Street: Historic Walking Tours in Wisconsin's Main Street Communities, Wisconsin Main Street Program, 1998. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter 5/30/1999. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter 4/27/2003.
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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