National Register of Historic Places listings in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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This list comprises buildings, sites, structures, districts, and objects in Milwaukee County, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 239 NRHP sites listed in Milwaukee County, including 172 in the City of Milwaukee included in the National Register of Historic Places listings in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 67 outside of the city, listed below. Four previously listed sites (outside of Milwaukee) have been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 11, 2014.[1]

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 Albert and Edith Adelman House
Albert and Edith Adelman House
August 26, 2005
(#05000951)
7111 N. Barnett Ln.
43°08′45″N 87°53′57″W / 43.145833°N 87.899167°W / 43.145833; -87.899167 (Albert and Edith Adelman House)
Fox Point 1948 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residence
2 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
December 19, 1974
(#74000100)
9400 W. Congress St.
43°05′51″N 88°01′48″W / 43.0975°N 88.03°W / 43.0975; -88.03 (Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church)
Wauwatosa 1956 Frank Lloyd Wright design
3 APPOMATTOX (shipwreck)
APPOMATTOX (shipwreck)
January 20, 2005
(#04001547)
Off Atwater Beach
Boundary increase (listed September 15, 2011): 150 yrds. off Atwater Beach

43°05′37″N 87°51′58″W / 43.093611°N 87.866111°W / 43.093611; -87.866111 (APPOMATTOX (shipwreck))
Shorewood Wooden steamship, among the largest ever built. Ran aground in 1905. Part of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Sites of Wisconsin MPS
4 Rufus Arndt House
Rufus Arndt House
September 12, 1985
(#85002016)
4524 N. Cramer St.
43°05′55″N 87°53′09″W / 43.098611°N 87.885833°W / 43.098611; -87.885833 (Rufus Arndt House)
Whitefish Bay
5 Barfield-Staples House
Barfield-Staples House
September 12, 1985
(#85002017)
5461-5463 Danbury Rd.
43°06′57″N 87°54′04″W / 43.115833°N 87.901111°W / 43.115833; -87.901111 (Barfield-Staples House)
Whitefish Bay
6 Thomas Bossert House
Thomas Bossert House
September 12, 1985
(#85002018)
2614 E. Menlo Blvd.
43°05′03″N 87°52′36″W / 43.084167°N 87.876667°W / 43.084167; -87.876667 (Thomas Bossert House)
Shorewood
7 Brown Deer School
Brown Deer School
December 10, 1993
(#93001427)
4800 W. Green Brook Dr.
43°10′56″N 87°58′18″W / 43.182222°N 87.971667°W / 43.182222; -87.971667 (Brown Deer School)
Brown Deer 1884 Schoolhouse
8 Church Street Historic District
Church Street Historic District
August 10, 1989
(#89001099)
1448-1630 Church St. and 7758 W. Menomonee River Pkwy.
43°03′05″N 88°00′36″W / 43.051389°N 88.01°W / 43.051389; -88.01 (Church Street Historic District)
Wauwatosa
9 Benjamin Church House
Benjamin Church House
February 23, 1972
(#72000059)
Parkway Dr., Eastabrook Park
43°05′29″N 87°53′53″W / 43.091389°N 87.898056°W / 43.091389; -87.898056 (Benjamin Church House)
Shorewood 1844 home of Benjamin Church and family. Originally at 501 4th St., Milwaukee.
10 Erwin Cords House
Erwin Cords House
September 12, 1985
(#85002019)
1913 E. Olive St.
43°05′36″N 87°53′09″W / 43.093333°N 87.885833°W / 43.093333; -87.885833 (Erwin Cords House)
Shorewood
11 Cudahy Chicago and North Western Railway Depot
Cudahy Chicago and North Western Railway Depot
September 18, 2013
(#13000750)
4647 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
42°57′36″N 87°51′52″W / 42.9600°N 87.8645°W / 42.9600; -87.8645 (Cudahy Chicago and North Western Railway Depot)
Cudahy
12 Jeremiah Curtin House
Jeremiah Curtin House
November 7, 1972
(#72000060)
8685 W. Grange Ave.
42°56′40″N 88°01′19″W / 42.944444°N 88.021944°W / 42.944444; -88.021944 (Jeremiah Curtin House)
Greendale Boyhood home of Jeremiah Curtin
13 Lowell Damon House
Lowell Damon House
February 23, 1972
(#72000061)
2107 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
43°03′22″N 88°00′28″W / 43.056111°N 88.007778°W / 43.056111; -88.007778 (Lowell Damon House)
Wauwatosa Wauwatosa's oldest residence, 1844
14 H. R. Davis House
H. R. Davis House
September 12, 1985
(#85002020)
6839 Cedar St.
43°02′26″N 87°59′48″W / 43.040556°N 87.996667°W / 43.040556; -87.996667 (H. R. Davis House)
Wauwatosa
15 Elderwood Upload image
December 4, 1980
(#80000165)
6789 N. Elm Tree Rd.
43°08′24″N 87°55′10″W / 43.14°N 87.919444°W / 43.14; -87.919444 (Elderwood)
Glendale
16 EMBA Shipwreck (Self-Unloading Barge) Upload image
July 3, 2013
(#13000468)
5 miles East of North Point in Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan [4]
17 J. H. Fiebing House
J. H. Fiebing House
September 12, 1985
(#85002021)
7707 Stickney
43°03′31″N 88°00′37″W / 43.058611°N 88.010278°W / 43.058611; -88.010278 (J. H. Fiebing House)
Wauwatosa 1925 house, designed by Ernest Flagg
18 George Gabel House
George Gabel House
September 12, 1985
(#85002023)
4600 N. Cramer St.
43°05′59″N 87°53′10″W / 43.099722°N 87.886111°W / 43.099722; -87.886111 (George Gabel House)
Whitefish Bay
19 Warren B. George House
Warren B. George House
September 12, 1985
(#85002024)
7105 Grand Pkwy.
43°02′15″N 88°00′03″W / 43.0375°N 88.000833°W / 43.0375; -88.000833 (Warren B. George House)
Wauwatosa
20 Paul S. Grant House
Paul S. Grant House
September 12, 1985
(#85002025)
984 E. Circle Dr.
43°06′55″N 87°53′55″W / 43.115278°N 87.898611°W / 43.115278; -87.898611 (Paul S. Grant House)
Whitefish Bay
21 Greendale Historic District
Greendale Historic District
July 29, 2005
(#05000763)
Roughly bounded by W. Grange Ave. and Catalpa St.
42°56′29″N 87°59′45″W / 42.941389°N 87.995833°W / 42.941389; -87.995833 (Greendale Historic District)
Greendale New Deal planned community; National Historic Landmark designation October 16, 2012
22 Greenfield School
Greenfield School
March 29, 2006
(#06000207)
8405 W. National Ave.
43°00′41″N 88°01′03″W / 43.011389°N 88.0175°W / 43.011389; -88.0175 (Greenfield School)
West Allis
23 Harrison Hardie House
Harrison Hardie House
September 12, 1985
(#85002026)
4540 N. Cramer St.
43°05′58″N 87°53′10″W / 43.099444°N 87.886111°W / 43.099444; -87.886111 (Harrison Hardie House)
Whitefish Bay
24 Thomas B. Hart House
Thomas B. Hart House
October 10, 1985
(#85003135)
1609 Church St.
43°03′07″N 88°00′37″W / 43.051944°N 88.010278°W / 43.051944; -88.010278 (Thomas B. Hart House)
Wauwatosa 1858 Gothic Revival house, later, home to prominent businessman.
25 Horace W. Hatch House
Horace W. Hatch House
September 12, 1985
(#85002027)
739 E. Beaumont
43°07′09″N 87°54′01″W / 43.119167°N 87.900278°W / 43.119167; -87.900278 (Horace W. Hatch House)
Whitefish Bay
26 Seneca W. & Bertha Hatch House
Seneca W. & Bertha Hatch House
September 12, 1985
(#85002028)
3821 N. Prospect Ave.
43°05′12″N 87°52′48″W / 43.086667°N 87.88°W / 43.086667; -87.88 (Seneca W. & Bertha Hatch House)
Shorewood
27 Henni Hall
Henni Hall
July 24, 1974
(#74000103)
3257 S. Lake Dr.
42°58′56″N 87°52′19″W / 42.982222°N 87.871944°W / 42.982222; -87.871944 (Henni Hall)
St. Francis 1855 Roman Catholic seminary
28 Honey Creek Parkway
Honey Creek Parkway
July 8, 2010
(#10000458)
Located between STH 181 at I-94 and N. 72nd St.
43°01′58″N 88°00′52″W / 43.032778°N 88.014444°W / 43.032778; -88.014444 (Honey Creek Parkway)
Wauwatosa
29 Willis Hopkins House
Willis Hopkins House
September 12, 1985
(#85002030)
325 Glenview
43°02′03″N 88°01′01″W / 43.034167°N 88.016944°W / 43.034167; -88.016944 (Willis Hopkins House)
Wauwatosa
30 W. Ben Hunt Cabin
W. Ben Hunt Cabin
February 13, 2008
(#08000028)
5885 S. 116th St.
42°56′15″N 88°03′33″W / 42.9375°N 88.059167°W / 42.9375; -88.059167 (W. Ben Hunt Cabin)
Hales Corners 1925 Rustic style handmade cabin housing Native American crafts
31 Halbert D. Jenkins House
Halbert D. Jenkins House
September 12, 1985
(#85002031)
1028 E. Lexington Blvd.
43°06′49″N 87°53′53″W / 43.113611°N 87.898056°W / 43.113611; -87.898056 (Halbert D. Jenkins House)
Whitefish Bay
32 Juneau Highlands Residential Historic District
Juneau Highlands Residential Historic District
March 21, 2011
(#11000116)
6600-6734 W. Grant St., 2109-2180 S. Livingston Terrace, 6608-6656 W. Revere Pl., and 6627-29 W. Revere Pl.
43°00′20″N 87°59′44″W / 43.005556°N 87.995556°W / 43.005556; -87.995556 (Juneau Highlands Residential Historic District)
West Allis
33 Kegel's Inn
Kegel's Inn
October 12, 2010
(#10000823)
5901-5905 W. National Ave.
43°01′04″N 87°59′10″W / 43.017778°N 87.986111°W / 43.017778; -87.986111 (Kegel's Inn)
West Allis
34 Kneeland-Walker House
Kneeland-Walker House
January 19, 1989
(#88003212)
7406 Hillcrest Dr.
43°03′19″N 88°00′15″W / 43.055278°N 88.004167°W / 43.055278; -88.004167 (Kneeland-Walker House)
Wauwatosa 1889 Queen Anne-style home of early Wauwatosa politician, Norman Kneeland.
35 Lawson Airplane Company-Continental Faience and Tile Company Upload image
September 3, 2001
(#01000964)
909 Menomonee Ave.
42°54′19″N 87°51′36″W / 42.905278°N 87.86°W / 42.905278; -87.86 (Lawson Airplane Company-Continental Faience and Tile Company)
South Milwaukee Designer of the first commercial passenger airplanes in the U.S.
36 LUMBERMAN shipwreck (schooner)
LUMBERMAN shipwreck (schooner)
January 14, 2009
(#08001331)
Address Restricted
Oak Creek 126-foot schooner, built in 1862, capsized in 1893
37 John F. McEwens House
John F. McEwens House
September 12, 1985
(#85002032)
829 E. Lake Forest
43°07′00″N 87°54′00″W / 43.116667°N 87.9°W / 43.116667; -87.9 (John F. McEwens House)
Whitefish Bay
38 Alexander Herschel and Pauline G. McMicken House
Alexander Herschel and Pauline G. McMicken House
October 8, 2010
(#10000816)
1508 S. 80th St.
43°00′53″N 88°00′43″W / 43.014722°N 88.011944°W / 43.014722; -88.011944 (Alexander Herschel and Pauline G. McMicken House)
West Allis
39 Henry A. Meyer House
Henry A. Meyer House
September 12, 1985
(#85002033)
3559 N. Summit Ave.
43°05′01″N 87°52′30″W / 43.083611°N 87.875°W / 43.083611; -87.875 (Henry A. Meyer House)
Shorewood
40 Starke Meyer House
Starke Meyer House
September 12, 1985
(#85002034)
7896 N. Club Circle
43°09′38″N 87°53′46″W / 43.160556°N 87.896111°W / 43.160556; -87.896111 (Starke Meyer House)
Fox Point
41 Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children-Administriation Building
Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children-Administriation Building
January 7, 1999
(#98001587)
9508 Watertown Plank Rd.
43°02′46″N 88°01′53″W / 43.046111°N 88.031389°W / 43.046111; -88.031389 (Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children-Administriation Building)
Wauwatosa
42 Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Historic District
Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Historic District
March 19, 1998
(#98000258)
9722 Watertown Plank Rd.
43°03′00″N 88°02′09″W / 43.05°N 88.035833°W / 43.05; -88.035833 (Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Historic District)
Wauwatosa Early technical school, opened 1912. Campus designed by Alexander Eschweiler.
43 Milwaukee Pierhead Light
Milwaukee Pierhead Light
November 21, 2012
(#12000971)
Milwaukee Harbor entry N. pier, SE. corner of H.W. Maier Festival Park
43°01′34″N 87°53′43″W / 43.0260°N 87.8953°W / 43.0260; -87.8953 (Milwaukee Pierhead Light)
Milwaukee vicinity
44 George E. Morgan House
George E. Morgan House
September 12, 1985
(#85002035)
4448 N. Maryland Ave.
43°05′49″N 87°52′55″W / 43.096944°N 87.881944°W / 43.096944; -87.881944 (George E. Morgan House)
Shorewood
45 Mary L. Nohl Art Environment
Mary L. Nohl Art Environment
October 3, 2005
(#05001109)
7328 N. Beach Rd.
43°09′01″N 87°53′31″W / 43.150278°N 87.891944°W / 43.150278; -87.891944 (Mary L. Nohl Art Environment)
Fox Point Embellished home and sculpture garden of folk artist
46 Pearl C. Norton House
Pearl C. Norton House
September 12, 1985
(#85002036)
2021 Church St.
43°03′25″N 88°00′36″W / 43.056944°N 88.01°W / 43.056944; -88.01 (Pearl C. Norton House)
Wauwatosa
47 Oak Creek Parkway
Oak Creek Parkway
June 27, 2011
(#11000416)
Between Grant Park at Hawthorne Ave. & Rawson Ave.
42°54′48″N 87°51′05″W / 42.913333°N 87.851389°W / 42.913333; -87.851389 (Oak Creek Parkway)
South Milwaukee Milwaukee County Parkway System MPS
48 Painesville Chapel
Painesville Chapel
November 7, 1977
(#77000039)
2740 W. Ryan Rd.
42°52′23″N 87°57′08″W / 42.873056°N 87.952222°W / 42.873056; -87.952222 (Painesville Chapel)
Franklin 1852 Greek Revival meeting hall of the Free Christian Congregation.
49 Root River Parkway Upload image
January 29, 2013
(#12001253)
Between W. Layton Ave. & S. 76th St.
42°56′36″N 88°00′49″W / 42.943355°N 88.013635°W / 42.943355; -88.013635 (Root River Parkway)
Greendale vicinity
50 Shorewood Village Hall
Shorewood Village Hall
September 7, 1984
(#84003739)
3930 N. Murray Ave.
43°05′18″N 87°53′05″W / 43.088333°N 87.884722°W / 43.088333; -87.884722 (Shorewood Village Hall)
Shorewood 1908 school, became village hall in 1915
51 South Milwaukee Passenger Station
South Milwaukee Passenger Station
August 3, 1978
(#78000119)
Milwaukee Ave.
42°54′35″N 87°51′47″W / 42.909722°N 87.863056°W / 42.909722; -87.863056 (South Milwaukee Passenger Station)
South Milwaukee 1893 Romanesque brick railway station.
52 South Milwaukee Post Office
South Milwaukee Post Office
October 24, 2000
(#00001251)
2210 Tenth Ave.
42°54′33″N 87°51′40″W / 42.909167°N 87.861111°W / 42.909167; -87.861111 (South Milwaukee Post Office)
South Milwaukee 1931 Classical revival post office
53 Frederick Sperling House
Frederick Sperling House
September 12, 1985
(#85002037)
1016 E. Lexington Blvd.
43°06′49″N 87°53′54″W / 43.113611°N 87.898333°W / 43.113611; -87.898333 (Frederick Sperling House)
Whitefish Bay
54 Sunnyhill Home
Sunnyhill Home
September 25, 1997
(#97001268)
8000 W. Milwaukee Ave.
43°03′11″N 88°00′46″W / 43.053056°N 88.012778°W / 43.053056; -88.012778 (Sunnyhill Home)
Wauwatosa Home of physician and amateur geologist, Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day
55 Town of Milwaukee Town Hall
Town of Milwaukee Town Hall
October 9, 1986
(#86002852)
5909 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy.
43°07′33″N 87°55′48″W / 43.125833°N 87.93°W / 43.125833; -87.93 (Town of Milwaukee Town Hall)
Glendale Town Hall from 1872 to 1962
56 Trimborn Farm
Trimborn Farm
July 31, 1980
(#80000170)
8801 W. Grange Ave.
42°56′39″N 88°01′26″W / 42.944167°N 88.023889°W / 42.944167; -88.023889 (Trimborn Farm)
Greendale Lime kilns and farm buildings dating to the 1840s through the 1860s
57 Herman Uihlein House
Herman Uihlein House
December 22, 1983
(#83004313)
5270 N. Lake Dr.
43°06′44″N 87°53′37″W / 43.112222°N 87.893611°W / 43.112222; -87.893611 (Herman Uihlein House)
Whitefish Bay
58 Fred W. Ullius Jr. House
Fred W. Ullius Jr. House
January 7, 1987
(#86003658)
5775 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
43°07′20″N 87°54′25″W / 43.122222°N 87.906944°W / 43.122222; -87.906944 (Fred W. Ullius Jr. House)
Whitefish Bay
59 William Van Altena House
William Van Altena House
September 12, 1985
(#85002038)
1916 E. Glendale
43°06′00″N 87°53′07″W / 43.1°N 87.885278°W / 43.1; -87.885278 (William Van Altena House)
Whitefish Bay
60 G. B. Van Devan House
G. B. Van Devan House
September 12, 1985
(#85002039)
4601 N. Murray Ave.
43°05′59″N 87°53′06″W / 43.099722°N 87.885°W / 43.099722; -87.885 (G. B. Van Devan House)
Whitefish Bay
61 Wadham's Gas Station
Wadham's Gas Station
August 11, 2004
(#04000849)
1647 S. 76th St.
43°00′43″N 88°00′27″W / 43.011944°N 88.0075°W / 43.011944; -88.0075 (Wadham's Gas Station)
West Allis One of Wadham's signature Japanese pagoda-style gas stations, designed by Alexander Eschweiler
62 Washington Highlands Historic District
Washington Highlands Historic District
December 18, 1989
(#89002121)
Bounded by N. 68th St., W. Lloyd St., N. 60th St., and Milwaukee Ave.
43°03′14″N 87°59′33″W / 43.053889°N 87.9925°W / 43.053889; -87.9925 (Washington Highlands Historic District)
Wauwatosa 1910's planned subdivision
63 Wauwatosa Arcade Building
Wauwatosa Arcade Building
March 21, 1997
(#97000270)
7210-26 W. North Ave.
43°03′39″N 88°00′08″W / 43.060833°N 88.002222°W / 43.060833; -88.002222 (Wauwatosa Arcade Building)
Wauwatosa
64 Wauwatosa Avenue Residential Historic District
Wauwatosa Avenue Residential Historic District
June 20, 2012
(#12000354)
1809-1845 (odd only) & 1907 to 2242 Wauwatosa, & 7606 & 7624 Stickney Aves.
43°03′31″N 88°00′27″W / 43.058478°N 88.007491°W / 43.058478; -88.007491 (Wauwatosa Avenue Residential Historic District)
Wauwatosa
65 Wauwatosa Woman's Club Clubhouse
Wauwatosa Woman's Club Clubhouse
July 1, 1998
(#98000828)
1626 Wauwatosa Ave.
43°03′08″N 88°00′24″W / 43.052222°N 88.006667°W / 43.052222; -88.006667 (Wauwatosa Woman's Club Clubhouse)
Wauwatosa 1924 social center for women in Wauwatosa
66 West Allis Post Office
West Allis Post Office
February 23, 2001
(#01000174)
7440 W. Greenfield Ave.
43°01′01″N 88°00′19″W / 43.016944°N 88.005278°W / 43.016944; -88.005278 (West Allis Post Office)
West Allis
67 Frank J. Williams House
Frank J. Williams House
September 12, 1985
(#85002040)
912 E. Lexington Blvd.
43°06′49″N 87°53′59″W / 43.113611°N 87.899722°W / 43.113611; -87.899722 (Frank J. Williams House)
Whitefish Bay

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Clark Row House Upload image
January 16, 1986
(#86000102)
April 27, 1989
2103-2109 W. Kilbourn Ave.
Milwaukee
2 Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children School Upload image
December 17, 1998
(#98001535)
September 6, 2002
9658 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa
3 Elizabeth Plankinton House Upload image
April 1, 1976
(#76002287)
Unknown
1492 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee
4 Old St. Peter's Church Upload image
July 25, 1974
(#74002338)
Unknown
3257 S. Lake Dr.
St. Francis
5 Whitefish Bay National Guard Armory Upload image
June 6, 2002
(#02000650)
April 6, 2011
1225 E. Henry Clay St.
43°06′37″N 87°53′43″W / 43.1103°N 87.8953°W / 43.1103; -87.8953 (Whitefish Bay National Guard Armory)
Whitefish Bay Fortress-like 1929 National Guard training site (demolished in 2004).
6 William G. Spence House Upload image
September 13, 1991
(#91001393)
July 3, 1996
1741 N Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 11, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  4. ^ NPS