Alfred C. Clas House

2348 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Alfred Clas' retirement home, built with style and whimsey


Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2014




Architect Alfred C. Clas partnered up with George B. Ferry in 1890 to design numerous buildings around the Milwaukee area. Ferry & Clas designed spectacular homes for the Pabst Family and the Joseph Vilas House in Manitowoc, churches, public buildings and libraries. (Not all Pabst Family houses and buildings were Ferry & Class but some were.)

This house was Clas' retirement home, and includes such whimsey as an owl sitting in an inset with the original address number, and a gnome holding the front porch light fixture.

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2014: Added by J.R. Manning

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