Photo, Print, Drawing Iron Block, 205 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
About this Item
- Iron Block, 205 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Johnson, George H
- Sibley, D D
- Milwaukee Landmarks Commission, sponsor
- Wietezykowski, Mary Ellen, historian
- Boucher, Jack E., photographer
- Deliaas, John N., Jr., field team supervisor
- Little, Roger, field team
- Hermsen, Larry, field team
- Woodrum, Donna, field team
- Sanford, Thomas, field team
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - commercial facilities
- - Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County -- Milwaukee
- - Significance: The Iron Block is notable as one of Milwaukee's most prominent early commercial buildings. It is one of a small number of pre-Civil War structures remaining in the central business district and is the city's chief example of the use of cast-iron for a building's facade. The architect, George H. Johnson, was an English-born builder-architect who managed Daniel Badger's Architectural Iron Works company in New York.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-37
- - Survey number: HABS WI-251
- - Building/structure dates: 1861 Initial Construction
- Photo(s): 12
- Measured Drawing(s): 6
- Data Page(s): 16
- Photo Caption Page(s): 2
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS WIS,40-MILWA,14-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 12 | Measured Drawing(s): 6 | Data Page(s): 16 | Photo Caption Page(s): 2
- Boucher, Jack E.
- Deliaas, John N., Jr.
- Hermsen, Larry
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Johnson, George H
- Little, Roger
- Milwaukee Landmarks Commission
- Sanford, Thomas
- Sibley, D D
- Wietezykowski, Mary Ellen
- Woodrum, Donna
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, George H Johnson, D D Sibley, Sponsor Milwaukee Landmarks Commission, Mary Ellen Wietezykowski, John N Deliaas, Roger Little, Larry Hermsen, Donna Woodrum, and Thomas Sanford, Boucher, Jack E, photographer. Iron Block, 205 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI. Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/wi0030/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Johnson, G. H., Sibley, D. D., Milwaukee Landmarks Commission, S., Wietezykowski, M. E., Deliaas, J. N. [...] Sanford, T., Boucher, J. E., photographer. (1933) Iron Block, 205 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI. Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/wi0030/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Boucher, Jack E. Iron Block, 205 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/wi0030/>.