The Cedarburg Cultural Center will present the 52nd annual Architectural Treasures Tour,
“A Walk Through Cedarburg: 1890s" on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 & 16, 2021 from
noon-3 pm. This outside and socially distanced tour is sponsored by Sally Ward of Shorewest, Realtors®.
Take a step back in time to imagine Cedarburg in 1890, when these buildings were part of a thriving mill town. Enjoy a guided walk through the city’s south historic district starting at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Learn about buildings with histories dating back to the 1890s from docents, videos, and characters who will share stories about Cedarburg’s foundation and its charming architecture.
“The Architectural Treasures Tour this year will be an outside event that features the architectural details of what makes Cedarburg such a historic treasure,” said Peg Edquist,
co-chair of the event. “We hope to bring people back to the 1890s and focus on the impressive buildings that were built in that era and have stood the test of time.”
This year’s tour again presents an exciting group of architecturally significant properties with historical significance:
Blacksmith Shop / MKB Building
-Boerner Department Store / Rivoli Theater
-Central House Hotel / Stagecoach Inn
-5-Story Mill / Groth Design
-Immanuel Lutheran Church
-Pagoda Filling Station / Pagoda Fine Jewelry
-Saint Francis Borgia Church
-Stephen Fischer Home
-Union House Hotel / Union House Cedarburg – Public House and Bakery
-Washington House Inn
-Wirth’s Residence and Department Store / Real Health & Fitness Center
Whether you are a resident or visiting Cedarburg for the day, don’t miss this opportunity
to adventure back to the sights of early Cedarburg.
Tours will run rain or shine!
The walking tours will take place from noon-3 pm with tours leaving the Cultural Center every 15 minutes.
For everyone's safety, “A Walk Through Cedarburg: 1890s” will be limited in size and scheduled in groups of 10.
The Cedarburg Cultural Center takes social distancing and the recommendations of the CDC and Ozaukee County Health Department very seriously. Distancing will be enforced and masks will be required for all tour-goers while inside the Cultural Center and the Rivoli Theater. Masks will be optional while outdoors. Please contact Stephanie@artmusichistory.org with any questions or concerns.
Tickets are also available at the Cedarburg Cultural Center during abbreviated business hours on Friday and Saturday from noon - 4 pm at W62 N546 Washington Avenue in Cedarburg.
The Cedarburg Cultural Center is grateful for the support of this year’s Architectural Treasures Tour by Premier Sponsor Sally Ward of Shorewest, Realtors.®
This tour is made possible through the support of local businesses, organizations, and volunteer docents. Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring this unique opportunity by contacting Stephanie Hayes / Stephanie@ArtMusicHistory.org.