Charlton & Gilbert; Charlton, Gilbert & Demar; Charlton & Kuenzli; Herbst & Kuenzli

by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. D. Fred Charlton and his associates had the most significant architectural practice in the Copper Country. Although they kept an office in Hancock for only a few years (listed in the 1899-1900 and 1901-02 directories), from their office in Marquette they were able to obtain… Read more Charlton & Gilbert; Charlton, Gilbert & Demar; Charlton & Kuenzli; Herbst & Kuenzli

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… Read more St. Joseph’s Church

Hall Building

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton & Gilbert Alternative Name: Citizens National Bank Building Location: 320 Shelden Ave., Houghton Built: 1902 Contractor: Herman Gundlach Charles Archibald Pearce, briefly associated with Charlton & Gilbert, was also linked to the design of this building. The three-story Classical Revival building was clad… Read more Hall Building

Michigan Mining School, Chemistry Building

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton & Gilbert Alternative Name: Koenig Hall Location: Houghton, MI Built: 1901-02 Contractor: Northern Construction Co. Destroyed by fire 1920 Built at a cost of $23,500, the Chemistry building was more modest in design. The two-story brick building had a hipped roof and modillioned… Read more Michigan Mining School, Chemistry Building

Michigan Mining School, Mining Engineering Building

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton & Gilbert Alternative Name: Sperr Hall Location: Houghton, MI Built: 1901-02 Demolished: 1970 In 1901 Michigan Mining School received funding for two additional buildings. The mining engineering building, built at a cost of $28,880, was a two-story hip-roofed structure with a five-story tower centered… Read more Michigan Mining School, Mining Engineering Building

John C. Donahue House

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton, Gilbert, & Demar Location: 308 Cooper St., East Hancock Built: 1900-01 John C. Donahue, a painter, commissioned this house in 1900 at an estimated cost of $6,000. The two-and-a-half-story house had a circular veranda, since removed, across the front, and several bay and… Read more John C. Donahue House

St. Anne’s Church

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak Architect: Charlton, Gilbert, & Demar Alternative Name: Keweenaw Heritage Center Location: 5th & Scott streets, Calumet Built: 1899-1901 Contractor: Prendergast & Clarkson Designed in 1899 and completed in 1901, this church was constructed for Calumet’s French Canadian population. Designed in the Gothic Revival style, the… Read more St. Anne’s Church

Susan Daniell House

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak Architect: Charlton, Gilbert, & Demar Location: 308 Pewabic St., Laurium Built: 1900 This grand house was built for Susan Daniell, widow of mine captain John Daniell.  Susan Edwards, born in England in 1849, immigrated to the Copper Country as a child.  She married John Daniell… Read more Susan Daniell House

Wright Block

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by Dany Peavey, Stevan Sliger, John Krystof, and Travis Dvorak. Architect: Charlton, Gilbert, & Demar Location: 100-102 Quincy Street, Hancock Built: 1900 Contractor: Prendergast & Clarkson Addition: 1907, H. T. Liebert, Architect: Erik Anderson, contractor Completed in 1900, this building was divided into two, with the east side containing Superior Savings bank and the west… Read more Wright Block