Thomas Cook House

Also known as: Sigma Kappa Sorority House
853 N. Seventeenth St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Former residence now serving as a sorority house near the Marquette University campus

Photos 

Overview Looking Northwest

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2013

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Map 

Description 

An Italianate Victorian double house, designed by prominent architect, Edward Townsend Mix for Thomas Cook, operator of limestone quarries in the area.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 16, 1986
Reference number
86000104
NR name
Cook, Thomas, House
Architectural style
Victorian: Gothic
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Multiple dwelling
Current function
Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1875

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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