Church Street Historic District

1448--1630 Church St. and 7758 W. Menomonee River Pkwy., Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

First residential street platted in Hart's Mill, now known as Wauwatosa

Photos 

Overview Looking Southeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in April 2014

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Description 

This street was first platted in 1853 as the first residential street in a community that was known as Hart's Mill. It includes the Georgian Revival First Congregational Church and the home of Thomas B. Hart, listed on the NRHP itself.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 10, 1989
Reference number
89001099
Architectural styles
American Movement: Prairie School; Victorian: Gothic; Victorian: Queen Anne
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 13
Non-contributing buildings: 10

Tags 

American Movement (6,251)
Brick (42,359)
District (9,805)
Edward O. Kuenzli (1)
Gothic (1,410)
Limestone (8,179)
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (272)
Prairie School (703)
Private owner (54,397)
Queen Anne (5,019)
Victorian (19,661)
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (17)
Wisconsin (2,302)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2014: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status, Added Photos and Added Description

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