Historic Preservation Commission Background & Purpose

The purpose of the City of De Pere's Historic Preservation Commission is to affect and accomplish the protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use or improvement of sites, which represent or reflect elements of the City's cultural, social, economic, political or architectural history. The committee serves to foster civic pride in the notable accomplishments of the past.

The City's Development Services Department serves as a liaison for the Historic Preservation Commission. For more information and contact information for our City departments, please click here

Meeting Schedule

Meets 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at City Hall, Council Chambers (335 S. Broadway)

Current Members

  • Patrick Boyd
  • Gene Hackbarth
  • Mark Reinhart
  • Jane Schueller
  • Kathy Achten
  • Alderperson Hansen
  • Vacant seat

Agendas and Information

To view meeting agendas and packets for all boards, committees and commissions in the City of De Pere, please click here

Historic Districts:

  • Daviswood Ranch Homes Historic District
  • De Pere Lock and Dam Historic District
  • Main Avenue Historic District
  • Mansion Street WWII Defense Homes Historic District
  • North Broadway Street Historic District
  • North Michigan Street - North Superior Street Historic District
  • Randall Avenue Historic District
  • St. Norbert College Historic District
  • South Broadway Historic District

Historic Structures and Sites:

  • Local Designations
    • George E. Bowman House - 933 Oakdale AV
    • James Harbridge House - 503 Fulton ST
    • Polo-Resto Service Station - 201 William ST
    • White Pillars Museum - 403 N Broadway ST
  • State and National Registers of Historic Places
    • Agnes and Ruth Lenfestey Mark House - 1336 Ridgeway BL
    • CA Lawton Company - 233 N Broadway ST
    • De Pere Public Library - 380 Main AV
    • Edward F. and Jean Kohl House - 815 Nicolet AV
    • Edwin O. and Jenny Gutnecht House - 603 S Michigan ST
    • Henry and Mary Heyrman House - 403 S Michigan ST
    • John Baeten Store Building - 620 George ST
    • Main Hall (St. Norbert College) - 400 First ST
    • Otto and Hilda Gretzinger House - 922 N Broadway ST
    • Steckart and Falck Double Block - 112-118 N Broadway ST
    • Union House Hotel - 200 N Broadway ST

Historic Tax Credit Information:

Architectural and Historic Surveys:

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