List of Famous Racine Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Racine Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Racine skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Racine architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Racine are included on this list. Information about these Racine buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Racine and older historic landmarks.

List features buildings like Wind Point Lighthouse, Uptown Theater and more!

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Racine?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Racine. Famous architectural houses within the city of Racine are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.


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    First Presbyterian Church

    First Presbyterian Church is a historic church at 716 College Avenue in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. It was built in 1852 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. It was designed by Lucas Bradley.more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Johnson Wax Headquarters

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    Johnson Wax Headquarters
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    Johnson Wax Headquarters is the world headquarters and administration building of S. C. Johnson & Son in Racine, Wisconsin. Designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the company's president, Herbert F. "Hib" Johnson, the building was constructed from 1936 to 1939. Also known as the Johnson ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Created By: Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Karel Jonas House

    The Karel Jonas House, also known as Terry B. Vetter House, is a historic residence in Racine, Wisconsin, United States, that was home to journalist, politician, and diplomat Charles Jonas. It was built in 1878. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 1, 1982. Jonas was active ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    Memorial Hall is a convention and meeting hall located in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. It is operated by the Racine Civic Center. It was given to the city as a gift by William Horlick, the original patent holder of malted milk. The hall has played host for Barack Obama, John McCain, and others.more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Architect: Howard Van Doren Shaw
    • Created By: Howard Van Doren Shaw
    • Style: Classical Revival, Neoclassical architecture
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    Racine College

    Racine College was an Episcopal preparatory school and college in Racine, Wisconsin, founded in 1852. Most boys enrolled at Racine College were secondary school students preparing for the Bachelor of Arts course. Racine College's most notable warden was the Rev. Dr. James DeKoven. DeKoven was a major ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Gothic architecture
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    Racine County Courthouse

    The Racine County Courthouse Racine County Courthouse was constructed in 1931 and is located at 730 Wisconsin Avenue. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 28, 1980. John W. Root Jr. and John A. Holabird are credited as the building's architects/ builders. It won awards for ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Modern architecture
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    Racine Public Library

    The Racine Public Library is located at 701 S. Main St. in Racine, Wisconsin. Funded as a Carnegie library and designed in the Beaux Arts architecture style, the building is credited to architect John Mauran and builder A.H. Harcus & Co. The building served as Racine's public library until 1958 and has ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Beaux-Arts architecture
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    The Shoop Building is a historic 1893 structure in Racine County, Wisconsin. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was added to the list in 1978. Also known as Dr. Shoop Family Medicine Building it is at 215 State St. in Racine, Wisconsin. Racine architect James G. Chandler ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival, Romanesque architecture
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    St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Chapel, Guildhall, and Rectory

    St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Chapel, Guildhall, and Rectory is located in Racine, Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 for its architectural significance.more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Style: Gothic Revival architecture
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    St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church

    St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church is located at 1100 Erie Street in Racine, Wisconsin. It was completed in 1925. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 for its architectural significance. Barry Byrne is credited as the building's architect.more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Architect: Barry Byrne
    • Created By: Barry Byrne
    • Style: Prairie School
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    Thomas P. Hardy House
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    The Thomas P. Hardy House is a Frank Lloyd Wright designed Prairie school home in Racine, Wisconsin, USA, that was built in 1905. The house is unimpressive when seen from the street, but striking when viewed from the Lake Michigan shoreline. Perched on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, the house is ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
    • Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Created By: Frank Lloyd Wright
    • Style: Prairie School
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    Uptown Theater

    The Uptown Theater is a historic theater located at 3700 Broadway in the Valentine neighborhood in the Midtown area of Kansas City, Missouri. As Uptown Building and Theatre, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.more

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    • City/Town: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    • Architect: John Eberson, Robert Gornall
    • Created By: John Eberson, Robert Gornall
    • Style: Renaissance architecture
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    Wind Point Lighthouse
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    Wind Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse located at the north end of Racine Harbor in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It is in the village of Wind Point, Wisconsin, on Lighthouse Road, next to the Shoop Park golf course. The lighthouse stands 108 feet tall. One of the oldest and tallest active lighthouses on ...more

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    • City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
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