McCall Street Historic District

McCall and James Sts., and N. East and Hartwell Aves., Waukesha, Wisconsin

Original 1983 NRHP listing for the HD, updated in the 1993 Boundary Expansion


109 McCall Street

For more on this district, please see McCall Street Historic District (Boundary Expansion)

Photo taken by J.R. Manning



The McCall Street Historic District is a large, mostly residential, neighborhood consisting of primarily turn of the 20th Century properties. It is located southeast of Waukesha's commercial district and it is bounded on the west by Carroll University. The district is comprised of mostly single family dwellings, some of the larger houses have been converted to apartments.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1983
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian: Queen Anne; Other architectural type; Victorian;Georgian Revival
Areas of significance
Education; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1859; 1930
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 51
Non-contributing buildings: 2


19th Century (38,084)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1859 (320)
Built during 1850s (4,731)
District (10,624)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,402)
Queen Anne (5,137)
Stone (26,168)
Victorian (19,703)
Waukesha County, Wisconsin (161)
Waukesha MRA (42)
Waukesha, Wisconsin (67)
Wisconsin (2,627)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2017: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status, added description and photos