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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

City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Style: Greek Revival

Johnson Wax Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Racine Buildings & Structures
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Johnson Wax Headquarters


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 Wax Administration Building, it and the nearby 14-story Johnson Wax Research Tower were designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1976 as Administration Building and Research Tower, S.C. Johnson and Son. ...more

City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1939

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 in local and then state politics and worked on child labor laws. ...more

City/Town: Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Style: Italianate architecture


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

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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