Central Library

Also known as: Milwaukee Public Library and Museum
814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

U-shaped building designed by Ferry & Clas in a Neo-renaissance format

Photos 

Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2014

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1974
Reference number
74000101
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Other architectural type; Renaissance Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Museum; Library
Current functions
Library; Government office
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1895; 1899

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2014: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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