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544 W WATER ST

Architecture and History Inventory
544 W WATER ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:WILLIAM F. LUEDTKE BUILDING
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:71248
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):544 W WATER ST
County:Green Lake
City:Princeton
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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Range:
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Quarter Section:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1884
Additions: 1890
Survey Date:1990
Historic Use:retail building
Architectural Style:Italianate
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Princeton Downtown Historic District
National Register Listing Date:3/21/1997 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/20/1998 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:THIS TWO STORY RETAIL BUILDING, DESIGNED IN THE ITALIANATE STYLE, WAS CONSTRUCTED BEFORE 1885. HOWEVER, A PLAQUE APPEARING UPON THE CORICE OF THE FACADE INDICATES A DATE OF 1890. THE STRUCTURE FEATURES A RECTANGULAR SHAPED PLAN CONFIGURATION, A CONCRETE FOUNDATION AND A FLAT ROOF WITH A FLASE FRONT. EXTERIOR WALL MATERIALS CONSIST OF BRICK, GLASS, CONCRETE AND STONE, WHILE THE TRIM MATERIALS ARE MADE UP OF BRICK, WOOD, CONCRETE, METAL AND STONE. THE F IN THE PHOTO CODE AND IN THE MAP CODE STANDS FOR FCS. ANOTHER MAP CODE FOR 544 W. WATER STREET IS GL 13/12. THIS BUILDING IS NOW USED AS STORAGE SPACE.
Bibliographic References:A. "1890" DATE PLAQUE.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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