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Paul Hackbert Home

Paul Hackbert Home at 405 W. Prospect Avenue.

This Craftsman bungalow was built by Paul Hackbert in 1913. It features hallmarks of the style including a low-pitched, cross-gabled roof (used in about twenty percent of Craftman homes); wide eave overhangs with exposed roof rafters; decorative beams and braces under the porch gable; a stucco finish, which was common; and a porch roof supported by tapered (battered) square columns.

Hackbert worked as a railroad agent for the Chicago and Northwestern Railway.  The railroad’s station was a short distance away, located two blocks west of what is now Pierce Park.

This is one of three properties on Prospect Avenue that do not extend all the way down to Water St. at the foot of the bluff.  The others are also bungalows at 345 and 401 West Prospect, respectively.

Hearthstone's Historic Tours of Appleton: Victorian and Edwardian Homes of Prospect Avenue 1849-1919
  1. "Hearthstone" The Home of Henry and Cremora Rogers
  2. Charles and Mina Pfennig Home
  3. Nathan and Virginia Morgan Home
  4. Theodore and Cynthia Conkey Residence
  5. Cynthia Conkey Home
  6. Paul Hackbert Home
  7. George Hogriever Home
  8. Jacob and Elizabeth Wolf Home
  9. William and Francis Sheer Home
  10. Ephraim and Louise Goff Home
  11. Raymond and Jean Bertschy Home
  12. John and Martha Whorton Home
  13. William Grant Whorton / John Van Nortwick Home
  14. Edward and Amanda West Home
  15. Henry and Emily Holbrook Home
  16. Thomas and Ophelia Brown Home
  17. Thomas Pearson Home
  18. 1880 Home
  19. Anthony Hoeffel and James and Mary Ritchey Home
  20. Joseph and Henrietta Plank Home
  21. George and Mary Potts Home
  22. Frank and Mary Slattery Home
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