Downtown Island, LLC
5913 6th Ave “A”
Kenosha, WI 53140
AT A GLANCE:
Charming 2 story vintage brick building, 4,268 sq. ft. with all new 1st level storefront. The upstairs is entirely one residential unit, with front & rear entrances. They building is across from the Historical, Daniel Turnham designed, Simmons Library, and a beautiful flower garden. The charming church bells of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, can be heard on occasion.
This building when acquired, had 1 residential tenant, who happened to be the Curator/Executive Director for our great Kenosha history Center! (see links), A new rubber roof, along with new thermo-pane (3 over 1) design, windows were installed, along with new heating & air conditioning on both floors. The upstairs which was once 2 apartments were combined into 1 large unique residential space. It has a large skylight in center, and has retained much of its original vintage look. The 1st floor was gutted and updated with all new electric, oak floors, new lighting, etc. TTHe old exterior facade aluminum canopy was removed to expose the original ornate metal work above the front entrance
CLOVIS POINT, LLC ROLE:
Owner, Developer, and current property manager.
CURRENT USE & AVAILABILITY:
The space is currently occupied with a unique with a wonderful local dance studio, Sixth Ave Arts. The space is filled with talented local dancers. The upstairs residential unit is occupied.
HISTORY OF THE KENOSHA MAIN STREET BUILDING:
Built in 1912, this building has housed quite a number of various retail businesses over it’s rich past.