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Posted at 7:30 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 20:30:28-04

MILWAUKEE — One of Milwaukee's oldest homes just hit the housing market for $214,900.

The cream city brick home at 8447 W. Lisbon in Milwaukee is one of the first-ever built in the city. However, the exact date it was built changes depending on who you ask.

According to the city tax assessment records, the house was built in 1836. According to the realty company, The Duerr Group Blue Bell Realty, it was constructed in 1846. Finally, the Wisconsin Historical Society claims it was made sometime around the 1850's.

Regardless, it's old.

Although, it isn't listed on any historical registry.

"Based on what is required when you put it on the historical society, you need to ask permission. There's so much red tape that is required, and (the sellers) didn’t want that," Austin Duerr, the listing realtor said.

There are still many original features inside the home including the: banister, a cabinet, stone structure, window pane, and much more.

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One of Milwaukee's oldest homes is on the market for $214,900. The house at 8447 W. Lisbon Avenue was built sometime between 1830 and the early 1850's.

The home is three bedrooms and one bath. It occupies two lots. The house went on the market Tuesday morning and the open house will be Sunday the 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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