Grand View Health Resort

Also known as: Moor Mud Baths
500 Riverview Ave., Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Main Entrance

The facility operated as a mud bath until 1959. Waukesha was known as the "Saratoga of the West" and a destination for those who looked to mineral waters and mud baths for theraputic relief. After the mud bath resort closed, the facility was used as a hotel and a school until 1970. It has been a Waukesha County office facility since 1972.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 1984
Reference number
84003805
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Health/Medicine
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Hotel; Resort
Current function
Government office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1911; 1947
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning

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