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West Milwaukee Street Historic District - Janesville, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 40.846 W 089° 01.668
16T E 333861 N 4727358
Quick Description: The West Milwaukee Street Historic District encompasses 11 blocks which include the imposing Art Deco Monterey Hotel, the Armory, the First Congregational Church and much more.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2007 1:26:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM2E3J
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 16

Long Description:

The West Milwaukee Street Historic District encompasses 11 blocks which include the imposing Art Deco Monterey Hotel, the Armory, the First Congregational Church and much more.

The Monterey Hotel was built in 1930 and dominates the district. The First Congregational Church is famous for the fact that Abraham Lincoln worshiped there in 1859. The Armory was home to the National Guard 32nd Tank Company.

Street address:
Roughly bounded by Wall, River, Court, and Academy Sts
Janesville, WI USA
53545


County / Borough / Parish: Rock

Year listed: 1990

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering: Architect, builder, or engineer: Simon,Louis A., Foster,William D.: Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Other

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic: Department Store, Hotel, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Current function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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