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Stunning: An 1898 Church in Wisconsin Finds Resurrection

Blog by Brad Herman | March 31st, 2013

Despite its dilapidated facade, architect Kurt Melander instantly spotted this Wisconsin church's architectural value. Set in the middle of a large field in the stunning northern Wisconsin landscape, this 1898 church was once a beautiful part of the local Scandinavian and Lutheran community. But after years of neglect (it was decommissioned in the early 1980s), it had fallen into total disrepair. Melander bought it for a steal at $25,000.