Columbus City Hall (Wisconsin)

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Columbus City Hall
ColumbusWisconsinCityHall.jpg
Columbus City Hall (Wisconsin) is located in Wisconsin
Columbus City Hall (Wisconsin)
Columbus City Hall (Wisconsin) is located in the US
Columbus City Hall (Wisconsin)
Location 105 N. Dickason St., Columbus, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°20′15″N 89°0′56″W / 43.33750°N 89.01556°W / 43.33750; -89.01556Coordinates: 43°20′15″N 89°0′56″W / 43.33750°N 89.01556°W / 43.33750; -89.01556
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1892
Architect T. D. Allen
Architectural style Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 79000065[1]
Added to NRHP September 4, 1979

The Columbus City Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[2]

It was designed by architect Truman Dudley Allen.

History[edit]

In addition to the offices of the city government, when the building opened in 1892, it also housed the police department, the fire department, the jail and the city library. A public auditorium is located on in the building. It has hosted traveling theater troupes, class plays, graduation ceremonies and served as a movie theater until 1917 when a separate theater opened in the city.[3]

Historic City Hall, Columbus, Wisconsin

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Columbus City Hall". Landmark Hunter.com. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Columbus City Hall". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2015-11-08.