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Phoenix Manufacturing Company, Forest & Wisconsin Streets, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, WI

Phoenix Manufacturing Company, Forest & Wisconsin Streets, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, WI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Phoenix Manufacturing Company is an architecturally significant property, providing the city's most intact example of industrial architecture. The two stone structures, initially used as the firm's foundry and machine shop, represent a method of construction and illustrate a type of structure used by manufacturing concerns in the nineteenth century. The massive brick edifice attached to these buildings is a recognizable industrial structure characterized by a monitor roof and large segmental arch openings, both features providing light to the interior work area.
Survey number: HAER WI-10
Building/structure dates: 1875 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1907 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1952 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after 1985 Demolished
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: NR

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Graham, Hiram P
Tolles, Robert
Tolles, Charles
W. H. Hobbs Supply
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Location

Union (Eau Claire County, Wis. : Town)44.81588, -91.49913
Google Map of 44.8158778, -91.4991316
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