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Property Name Baeten John, Store Building
Reference Number 14000483
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Town De Pere
Street Address 620 George Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 8/8/2014
Areas of Significance Architecture
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The John Baeten Store Building built in 1903 is architurally significant as a highly intact commercial building from the turn of the 20th century. It is located on George Street which, in 1903 was one of the principal thoroughfares in De Pere's downtown commercial district. The building was considered to be one of De Pere's best commercial buildings when it was completed. The two store on the first story of the original block have been continuously occupied by commercial operation since the building wa completed. Currently two stores occupy the first floor. The second story contains three apartments including Baeten's own. The John Baeten Store Building is well maintained by its current owners and is George Street's finest most intact historic commercial building.

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