Edward Diederichs House, 1241 North Franklin Place, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
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1241 North Franklin Place, Milwaukee, WI
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS WI-262
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1859 demolished
Building/structure dates: 1860 subsequent work
Significance: This is the finest surviving ante-bellum house in Milwaukee and ranks among the city's outstanding Neo-classical buildings. The extensive modifications carried out during the 1890's are in complete harmony with the earlier fabric, and the composition is one of exceptional dignity and elegance. On both exterior and interior, the house has been meticulously maintained.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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