Main Street Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by Dodge St., Center Ave., Mechanic St., and Rock R., Jefferson, Wisconsin

Photos 

Bruno P. Beck Building

1. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, SHOWING SETTING

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

The Bruno P. Beck Building, constructed in 1921, displays the commercial Queen Anne style. It retains historic character and was included as a contributing resource to the Main Street Historic District, determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1994. Architectural features of the building include a storefront window with large display windows, two bay windows on the second floor, and an upper cornice with brackets. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS WI-352)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 1998
Reference number
97001627
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Queen Anne; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture; Industry
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Department store; Financial institution; Restaurant; Specialty store; Processing
Current functions
Professional; Restaurant; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 39
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 7

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2019: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • June 11, 2019: New photo from J.R. Manning

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