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818 W LORAINE ST

Architecture and History Inventory
818 W LORAINE ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Washington School
Other Name:Washington School
Contributing:
Reference Number:73694
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):818 W LORAINE ST
County:Outagamie
City:Appleton
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Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1895
Additions:
Survey Date:1977
Historic Use:elementary, middle, jr.high, or high
Architectural Style:Richardsonian Romanesque
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Washington School
National Register Listing Date:6/7/1984 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
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 State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation.

This two and one half story Richardsonian Romanesque school building is of red brick with rock-faced stone accents and basement and is topped by a hip roof with two interestiing gables. See Appleton Historic Building Survey.
Bibliographic References:Mackesy, Lillian. Post-Crescent. "Aging Washington School Retains Dignity, Charm." 5/21/1967. APPLETON POST CRESCENT "New plan for old school." 6/13/1981 APPLETON POST CRESCENT "New life for old building in spring." 1/6/1984
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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