Wisconsin Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 2)

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S.C. Johnson Wax
Company Headquarters
Racine, WI
The S.C. Johnson Wax Company Headquarters was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Tower was built from 1947-1950. That building has been closed since 1981. There are guided tours of the Administration Building's famous "Great Workroom" interior which was designed by Wright from 1936-1939. However, photography is not allowed inside the building. In 2014, it was announced that the Tower would be restored and open for tours. The Johnson Wax campus also features the mid-century Golden Rondelle Theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Porters of Racine [gone]
Racine, WI
The Porters of Racine furniture store opened in 1857. The business moved to this location in 1939. The store closed in 2010. These photos are from 2012. From 2014-2015, the building was demolished. For more, see this website.

Kaiser's Jewelers
Racine, WI
Kaiser's Jewelers was built in 1928. The building now houses Brandt Jewelers. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

Annason Apartment Building
Shorewood, WI
The Annason Apartment Building was built in 1930. [map]

Art Deco building
Shorewood, WI
This Art Deco building houses the North Shore Apartments and multiple commercial tenants. It appears to be from the 1930s. Does anyone know more about this building? [map]

Crawford Building
Superior, WI
The Crawford Building was built in 1928. The building previously housed the Averbrook drug store and soda fountain. [map]

Schwartz Manufacturing Company
Two Rivers, WI
This Schwartz Manufacturing Company building was constructed in 1940. The company produces milk filters for the dairy industry. [map]

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