The Historic Preservation Commission
has produced several publications that may be of interest. All publications are
available in the Reference Section of the Wauwatosa Library and are available
for purchase in the Planning & Zoning Division at City Hall.
Historical Guidelines Manual
This survey identifies many
of the historic properties and districts in the City that are potentially
eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places or designation
as a local landmark. This publication is available for purchase for $15.
Wauwatosa: The City of Homes Intensive Survey
This intensive survey of
residential historic districts highlights the significance of five neighborhoods
in the city. It is available for purchase for $15.
Wauwatosa Village District: A Home for Commerce, Government,
and Leisure Intensive Survey
The original commercial
center of the community, the village intensive survey chronicles the history and
architectural styles of the village district and its historically significant
buildings. It is available for $10.
Walking Wauwatosa: A self-guided tour of Arts & Crafts,
Bungalow and Mail-order Homes
This booklet contains
historic and architectural information related to Arts & Crafts structures,
bungalows, and mail-order homes including self guided walking tours of five
neighborhoods. The booklet is available to purchase for $2.50. A Walking
Wauwatosa poster (24” by 36”) is also available.
Wauwatosa Cemetery & First Baptist Church: Intensive
During the city’s early
development the Wauwatosa Cemetery served as the primary burying ground for some
of the city’s most prominent residents, including veterans from the American
Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War. Located on the cemetery grounds, the
First Baptist Church is recommended for the National Register of Historic Places
for its significance as a cemetery chapel. The survey is available for $10. A
Wauwatosa Cemetery walking tour brochure is also available.