Van Ryn & DeGelleke

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"This architectural firm, which worked out of Milwaukee, was one of the best and most prolific firms in southeastern Wisconsin. Henry J. Van Ryn and Gerrit J. DeGelleke became partners in 1897 after Van Ryn had practiced alone for over 15 years. Van Ryn, alone and with DeGelleke, designed a wide range of buildings all over the state including houses, commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, and churches. They designed several large buildings for campuses of the State Teachers Colleges."

From the National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form submitted to the National Park Service for inclusion of the McCall Street Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.


Boscobel High School (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Casa Rio (Lee County, Florida)
Central Park Historic District (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Central School (Iron County, Michigan)
Central School (Oakland County, Michigan)
Charles W. Stribley House (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Cyrus C. Yawkey House (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Classical Revival home with Ionic columns, a portico, huge carriage house and a sunken formal garden with a fountain and purgola.
F. A. Chadbourn House (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Hudson Public Library (St. Croix County, Wisconsin)
Former library, now a law office
Janesville High School (Rock County, Wisconsin)
The former high school and junior high school building, repurposed as apartments.
Lee Ovitt House (Waukesha County, Wisconsin)
Distinctive one and a half story Queen Anne house
Lincoln County Courthouse (Lincoln County, Wisconsin)
This beautiful courthouse was built in 1903 and restored in 2011
Main Hall/La Crosse State Normal School (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
An imposing red brick building that is the centerpiece of the UWL campus
Maple Park Historic District (Walworth County, Wisconsin)
Milwaukee County Dispensary and Emergency Hospital (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Converted to a school, in use by Milwaukee Public Schools
Nelson Hall (Portage County, Wisconsin)
Three-story brick dormitory built in Prairie School style
Oshkosh State Normal School Historic District (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Normal School buildings that evolved into Wisconsin State University and later, UWO
Schofield Hall (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)