Building History Detail
Northwestern National Insurance

A three story insurance building built in an ornate French Renaissance style with Bedford Sandstone and a structure of steel. Classical Ionic columns dominate both facades. The building is capped with a heavily ornamented stone balustrade, and a Mansard roof edged with copper and tiled with orange terra cotta.

Architect: Ferry and Clas

Year Built: 1905, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
168-172 Wisconsin St (1906 - 1929)
526-532 E Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)

Evening Wisconsin, May 21, 1904
UWM Digital Collection

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 16181

Record Update: 2009-02-26