Grand Avenue Congregational Church

Also known as: Irish Cultural Heritage Center
2133 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Former Congregational Church, home to the Irish Cultural Heritage Center since 1996

Photos 

Overview Looking Southwest

The building is on the south side of Wisconsin Avenue, the "main street" of Milwaukee. It is very close to the Marquette University campus.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in September 2013

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Description 

Limestone Romanesque church designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Edward Townsend Mix, known for its large auditorium, now serving the Irish community. It is also home to a large Kimball classical pipe organ.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 16, 1986
Reference number
86000110
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1888

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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