Town Hall (former) – Florence WI

Description

Historic plaque: “This Art Moderne Red Brick Building built by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) served as the Town Hall and Community Center [for Florence, Wisconsin]. Mac Hanisch Sr., architect with Unit Structures, used massive arched, glued & laminated (glulam) wood beams. Carl Anderson was the local project supervisor. The building cost Florence $9000, the WPA $21,000, and the first activities were the County Fair and Elections.”

The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Source notes

Historic plaque

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 13, 2017.

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Location Info

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748 Central Ave.
Florence, WI 54121

Coordinates: 45.922652, -88.253143

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