National Register of Historic Places listings in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin facts for kids
This list comprises buildings, sites, structures, districts, and objects in Milwaukee County, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 276 NRHP sites listed in Milwaukee County, including 204 in the City of Milwaukee included in the National Register of Historic Places listings in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 72 outside of the city, listed below. Seven previously listed sites (outside of Milwaukee) have been removed.
- This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 24, 2017.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Albert and Edith Adelman House||
|7111 N. Barnett Ln.
||Fox Point||1948 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residence|
|2||Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church||
|9400 W. Congress St.
||Wauwatosa||1956 Frank Lloyd Wright design|
|Off Atwater Beach
Boundary increase (listed September 15, 2011): 150 yrds. off Atwater Beach
|Shorewood||Wooden steamship, among the largest ever built. Ran aground in 1905. Part of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Sites of Wisconsin MPS; boundary enlarged November 16, 2015.|
|4||Rufus Arndt House||
|4524 N. Cramer St.
|5461-5463 Danbury Rd.
|6||Thomas Bossert House||
|2614 E. Menlo Blvd.
|7||Brown Deer School||
|4800 W. Green Brook Dr.
||Brown Deer||1884 Schoolhouse|
|8||Church Street Historic District||
|1448-1630 Church St. and 7758 W. Menomonee River Pkwy.
|9||Benjamin Church House||
|Parkway Dr., Eastabrook Park
||Shorewood||1844 home of Benjamin Church and family. Originally at 501 4th St., Milwaukee.|
|10||Erwin Cords House||
|1913 E. Olive St.
|11||Cudahy Chicago and North Western Railway Depot||
|4647 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
|12||Jeremiah Curtin House||
|8685 W. Grange Ave.
||Greendale||Boyhood home of Jeremiah Curtin|
|13||Lowell Damon House||
|2107 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
||Wauwatosa||Wauwatosa's oldest residence, 1844|
|14||H. R. Davis House||
|6839 Cedar St.
|6789 N. Elm Tree Rd.
|16||EMBA Shipwreck (Self-Unloading Barge)||
|5 miles East of North Point in Lake Michigan
|17||J. H. Fiebing House||
||Wauwatosa||1925 house, designed by Ernest Flagg|
|18||George Gabel House||
|4600 N. Cramer St.
|19||Warren B. George House||
|7105 Grand Pkwy.
|20||Paul S. Grant House||
|984 E. Circle Dr.
|21||Greendale Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by W. Grange Ave. and Catalpa St.
||Greendale||New Deal planned community; National Historic Landmark designation October 16, 2012|
|8405 W. National Ave.
|23||Harrison Hardie House||
|4540 N. Cramer St.
|24||Thomas B. Hart House||
|1609 Church St.
||Wauwatosa||1858 Gothic Revival house, later, home to prominent businessman.|
|25||Horace W. Hatch House||
|739 E. Beaumont
|26||Seneca W. & Bertha Hatch House||
|3821 N. Prospect Ave.
|3257 S. Lake Dr.
||St. Francis||1855 Roman Catholic seminary|
|28||Honey Creek Parkway||
|Located between STH 181 at I-94 and N. 72nd St.
|29||Willis Hopkins House||
|30||W. Ben Hunt Cabin||
|5885 S. 116th St.
||Hales Corners||1925 Rustic style handmade cabin housing Native American crafts|
|31||Halbert D. Jenkins House||
|1028 E. Lexington Blvd.
|32||Juneau Highlands Residential Historic District||
|6600-6734 W. Grant St., 2109-2180 S. Livingston Terrace, 6608-6656 W. Revere Pl., and 6627-29 W. Revere Pl.
|5901-5905 W. National Ave.
|7406 Hillcrest Dr.
||Wauwatosa||1889 Queen Anne-style home of early Wauwatosa politician, Norman Kneeland.|
|35||Lawson Airplane Company-Continental Faience and Tile Company||
|909 Menomonee Ave.
||South Milwaukee||Designer of the first commercial passenger airplanes in the U.S.|
|36||LUMBERMAN shipwreck (schooner)||
|10 miles (16 km) north of Wind Point
||Oak Creek||126-foot schooner, built in 1862, capsized in 1893|
|37||John F. McEwens House||
|829 E. Lake Forest
|38||Alexander Herschel and Pauline G. McMicken House||
|1508 S. 80th St.
|39||Henry A. Meyer House||
|3559 N. Summit Ave.
|40||Starke Meyer House||
|7896 N. Club Circle
|41||Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children-Administriation Building||
|9508 Watertown Plank Rd.
|42||Milwaukee County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy Historic District||
|9722 Watertown Plank Rd.
||Wauwatosa||Early technical school, opened 1912. Campus designed by Alexander Eschweiler.|
|43||Milwaukee Pierhead Light||
|Milwaukee Harbor entry N. pier, SE. corner of H.W. Maier Festival Park
|44||Milwaukee (steam screw) Shipwreck||
|3 mi. E. of Fox Point
||Fox Point vicinity|
|45||George E. Morgan House||
|4448 N. Maryland Ave.
|46||Mary L. Nohl Art Environment||
|7328 N. Beach Rd.
||Fox Point||Embellished home and sculpture garden of folk artist|
|47||Pearl C. Norton House||
|2021 Church St.
|48||Oak Creek Parkway||
|Between Grant Park at Hawthorne Ave. & Rawson Ave.
||South Milwaukee||Milwaukee County Parkway System MPS|
|2740 W. Ryan Rd.
||Franklin||1852 Greek Revival meeting hall of the Free Christian Congregation.|
|50||Range Line Road Bridge||
|Range Line Rd. over Milwaukee R.
|51||Root River Parkway||
|Between W. Layton Ave. & S. 76th St.
|52||Shorewood Village Hall||
|3930 N. Murray Ave.
||Shorewood||1908 school, became village hall in 1915|
|53||South Milwaukee Passenger Station||
||South Milwaukee||1893 Romanesque brick railway station.|
|54||South Milwaukee Post Office||
|2210 Tenth Ave.
||South Milwaukee||1931 Classical revival post office|
|55||Frederick Sperling House||
|1016 E. Lexington Blvd.
|8000 W. Milwaukee Ave.
||Wauwatosa||Home of physician and amateur geologist, Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day|
|57||Town of Milwaukee Town Hall||
|5909 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy.
||Glendale||Town Hall from 1872 to 1962|
|8801 W. Grange Ave.
||Greendale||Lime kilns and farm buildings dating to the 1840s through the 1860s|
|59||Herman Uihlein House||
|5270 N. Lake Dr.
|60||Fred W. Ullius Jr. House||
|5775 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
|61||William Van Altena House||
|1916 E. Glendale
|62||G. B. Van Devan House||
|4601 N. Murray Ave.
|63||Wadham's Gas Station||
|1647 S. 76th St.
||West Allis||One of Wadham's signature Japanese pagoda-style gas stations, designed by Alexander Eschweiler|
|64||Washington Highlands Historic District||
|Bounded by N. 68th St., W. Lloyd St., N. 60th St., and Milwaukee Ave.
||Wauwatosa||1910's planned subdivision|
|65||Wauwatosa Arcade Building||
|7210-26 W. North Ave.
|66||Wauwatosa Avenue Residential Historic District||
|1809-1845 (odd only) & 1907 to 2242 Wauwatosa, & 7606 & 7624 Stickney Aves.
|67||Wauwatosa Woman's Club Clubhouse||
|1626 Wauwatosa Ave.
||Wauwatosa||1924 social center for women in Wauwatosa|
|68||West Allis Post Office||
|7440 W. Greenfield Ave.
|69||Frank J. Williams House||
|912 E. Lexington Blvd.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Clark Row House||
||2103-2109 W. Kilbourn Ave.
|2||Milwaukee County Home for Dependent Children School||
||9658 Watertown Plank Road
|3||Elizabeth Plankinton House||
||1492 W. Wisconsin Ave.
|4||Old Coast Guard Station||
||1600 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
|5||Old St. Peter's Church||
||3257 S. Lake Dr.
|6||Whitefish Bay National Guard Armory||
||1225 E. Henry Clay St.
||Whitefish Bay||Fortress-like 1929 National Guard training site (demolished in 2004).|
|7||William G. Spence House||
||1741 N Farwell Ave.
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