NRHP: William Brach House
William Brach House (Brach-Coover House)
NRHP Reference #: 79001429
NRHP Listing Date: 19790201
823 N. Lincoln Ave., Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska
View this property's location 40.592549, -98.391464
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This frame house, located in Hastings, was built about 1884 for William Brach in a simplified Queen Anne style and was remodeled shortly after 1900 incorporating Neo-Classical Revival elements. The original porch was replaced with classically-styled columns and balustrade. William Brach, a native of Germany, settled in Hastings in the late 1870s. He was president of Wolbach and Brach, a prosperous dry goods and department store.
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Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office, “NRHP: William Brach House,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, May 21, 2013. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, November 26, 2022.
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