Copper Country Architects

Biographical Dictionary of Copper Country Architects

Tag: 1910s

Lake Linden High School

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by A. K. Hoagland. Architect: John D. Chubb Location: 601 Calumet St., Lake Linden Built: 1918 When Lake Linden’s parochial school, St. Ann’s Academy, ceased teaching the high-school grades in 1915, the influx of new students into the public school pressured the school board to construct a new building. The three-story masonry building in the Collegiate Gothic style was a substantial improvement over its wood-frame predecessor. The basement, frames around […]

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Quincy Mining Company Clubhouse

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by Morgan Davis. Architect: Charles W. Maass Location: Quincy Hill, Hancock Built: 1916-17 Demolished: 1990s The two-story building for the Quincy Mining Company served as the company’s club house and bathhouse. The brick building was in a modest Italian Renaissance Revival style with keystones over the paired windows and a flat roof with wide eaves and a modillioned cornice. The bathhouse, with separate facilities for men and women, was located […]

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St. Anthony of Padua Convent

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by Morgan Davis Architect: Charles W. Maass Location: 315 7th St., Calumet Built: 1914-15 Contractor: Leo Kaltenbach The Polish Catholics of Calumet formed a congregation, St. Anthony of Padua, in 1882 and built a small wooden church on lots donated by Calumet & Hecla. In 1892 they enlarged it, adding a tower in the center of the front and an ell in the rear for a school.1 In about 1907 the […]

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Dollar Bay High School

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by A. K. Hoagland Architect: Derrick Hubert Location: 48475 Maple Drive, Dollar Bay Built: 1914-15 Contractor: John J. Michels; F. W. Stoyle, plumbing; Peninsula Heating Co., heating; Edward Nelson Electrical Co. of Green Bay, electrical; Carlton Hardware Co., galvanized iron ventilation system1 Built at a cost of $65,000, the Dollar Bay High School was clad in a buff brick made in Ripley, trimmed with Jacobsville sandstone. The building measured 140’ […]

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Laurium Village Hall

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by Morgan Davis Architect: Fred Maass Location: Hecla Street, Laurium Remodeled: 1914 Contractor: Chatel & Vairo In 1899 the recently incorporated village of Laurium built a new village hall, a two-story building with false front. Fifteen years later, the village decided on an expansion and remodeling, and hired Fred Maass to prepare the plans. It is the only credit found of his solo work. The bid was awarded to Chatel […]

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St. Joseph’s Church

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by A. K. Hoagland Architect: A.F. Wasielewski Location: 701 Calumet St., Lake Linden Completed: 1912 Contractor: A. F. Wasielewski Charlton, Gilbert & Demar, with C. Archibald Pearce as Associate Architect, originally designed this building, which would have faced Front Street. Although construction was begun in 1901, lack of funding delayed the process. In 1905 a young priest named Napoleon Joseph Raymond was brought in to serve this French Canadian congregation. He stayed […]

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St. Joseph’s Church

by Katie Torrey Associate Architect: Charles Archibald Pearce Location: 701 Calumet St., Lake Linden Built: Begun 1901, not completed until 1912 with a modified design Pearce was listed as associate architect on this building; Charlton, Gilbert & Demar were the architects of record. See main entry and second entry for this building Buildings by Charles Archibald Pearce in the Copper Country

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Chassell High School

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by Morgan Davis Architect: Maass Brothers Location: 42365 N. Hancock St., Chassell Built: 1912 Among their many school commissions, the Maass Brothers designed Chassell’s first high school. The newspaper described it: The school is 58 by 46 feet in ground dimensions, a frame structure two stories high. The first floor exterior is to be finished in siding and the second floor with shingles. Two classrooms are to be on each […]

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Temple Jacob

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by Morgan Davis Architect: Maass Brothers Location: Front Street, Hancock Built: 1912 Builder: Archie Verville Temple Jacob is the only synagogue in the Copper Country. Before the temple was built the services were held at the houses of different members. Henry Pimstein, Henry Feldman, J. Gottliebson, J. Green, and most notably, Jacob Gartner, decided to establish a Jewish temple.1 The Quincy Mining Company donated the land the temple sits on, but […]

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St. Joseph’s Church

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton, Gilbert, & Demar Location: 701 Calumet St., Lake Linden Begun: 1901-02, with C. A. Pearce, associate architect Completed: 1912 with a modified design, A. F. Wasielewski, architect By 1897 the French Canadian congregation of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church had outgrown its 1871 church building, so it decided to build a new stone church at the same location. Charlton, […]

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