Kenwood Park--Prospect Hill Historic District

Roughly bounded by N. Hackett Ave., E. Edgewood Ave., N. Lake Dr. and E. Newberry Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A neighborhood of stately mansions, apartments and upscale residences

Photos 

The following collection of photos are representative of the many homes found in this district.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2015

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Description 

The district is significant because of a mostly intact upper-class residential neighborhood displaying high quality domestic architecture designed by some of Milwaukee’s leading architects. It is historically significant as the place of residence of many prominent Milwaukeeans.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 7, 2002
Reference number
02000185
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; et.al.
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Religious structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Religious structure
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 543
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 8

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2015: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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