National Register of Historic Places National Register of Historic Places
1825
Erie Canal opens, connecting Great Lakes to Hudson River and Atlantic Ocean.
Listings by StateNo Historic DistrictsVacant / Not In Use

WISCONSIN - Douglas County

Berkshire Block (added 1985 - - #85001466)
Also known as Amsoil Building
917--927 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Brule-St. Croix Portage (added 1970 - - #70000033)
Brule River State Park , Solon Springs
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Native American, European, Commerce, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: multiple
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Unoccupied Land, Water-Related

Davidson Windmill (added 1979 - - #79000075)
SE of Superior on WI 13 , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Davidson,Jacob
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Engineering, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Processing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Descent Block (added 1985 - - #85003678)
Also known as Superior National Bank Building
502--520 Twenty-second Ave. E , Superior
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Douglas County Courthouse (added 1982 - - #82000664)
Also known as 1030741846;1020751833;0502783014;1031771749;0902712;02047721
1313 Belknap St. , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Royer & Radcliff
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Empire Block (added 1985 - - #85001467)
1202--1208 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wirth,Carl
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Lake Nebagamon Auditorium (added 1981 - - #81000041)
1st St. , Lake Nebagamon
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: R.C. Buck,Inc.
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium

METEOR (Whaleback carrier) (added 1974 - - #74000081)
Also known as Frank Rockefeller
NW tip of Barkers Island , Superior
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Invention, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Maryland Block (added 1985 - - #85001468)
Also known as Badger Building;Telegram Building
1221--1227 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Chicago
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Massachusetts Block (added 1985 - - #85001469)
Also known as Claude's Sampson Mart;Gran-Ma's Laundry
1525--1531 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Minnesota Block-Board of Trade Bldg. (added 1985 - - #85001470)
1501--1511 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Haight,C.C.
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque, Chicago
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

New Jersey Building (added 1983 - - #83003373)
Also known as Globe News Building;Opera House Drug Store
1422-1432 Tower Ave. and 1705-1723 Belknap Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Land & River Improvement Company
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

New York Block (added 1985 - - #85001472)
1402--1412 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Northern Block (added 1985 - - #85001471)
Also known as Bernard's Mini Market/Apartments
2229 East 5th St. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Conover,Porter and Padley
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Pattison, Martin, House (added 1981 - - #81000042)
Also known as Douglas County Historical Museum
906 E. 2nd St. , Superior
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Pattison,Martin
Significant Year: 1891, 1889
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Roosevelt Terrace (added 2005 - - #04001483)
1700-1714 N. 21st St. and 2105-2109 Ogden Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wirth, Carl
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

St. Joseph Orphan Home (added 1984 - - #84004011)
Also known as St. Joseph Children's Home
1200 Fifteenth Ave. E , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Uhlrich,Emile
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Art, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Superior Entry South Breakwater Light (added 2007 - - #07000102)
Also known as Superior Harbor Entry South Breakwater Light
Superior Entry S. Breakwater offshore end. 0.4 mi. NE of Wisconsin Point , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Bureau of Lighthouses
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Maritime History, Engineering, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Trade and Commerce Building (added 1979 - - #79000076)
Also known as Old Superior City Hall
916 Hammond Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Johnston,Clarence H.,Sr.
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Washington Block (added 1985 - - #85001473)
Also known as Burlington Northern Office
1517--1523 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Wemyss Building (added 1985 - - #85001474)
Also known as Kresge Building
1301--1305 Tower Ave. , Superior
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wirth,Carl
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store




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