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Joseph and Henrietta Plank Home

Joseph and Henrietta Plank Home at 340 W. Prospect Avenue.

This home was built in 1910 by Joseph and Henrietta Plank.  Joseph was an inventor specializing in the creation of artistic papers, watermarking, and paper-making roll design.  His work characterized the maturing of the paper industry in Appleton by offering specialized, value-added products.

The residence features elements that are the hallmark of Prairie School design.  These include a low-pitched hipped roof emphasizing horizontal lines, wide overhangs, stucco above the concrete block that imparts a "high-waisted" appearance, asymmetrical front entry, massive square porch supports, and a horizontal row of small windows.

This home is also part of the West Prospect Avenue Historic District.

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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