James Sawyer House

2705 N. Shepard Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Classical Revival house with a two story portico


East (Front) Elevation

I towt I taw a puddy tat.

I did! I did tee a puddy!

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2014




John Sawyer was a veteran of the Civil War and a partner in a grain brokerage. He later acted as an advisor to widows of veterans for the Milwaukee County Soldier's Relief Commission.

The house features a two story columned portico, a part of the timeless Classical Revival style as presented by architect, William D. Kimball.

Update Log 

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

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