Follow the drop-down menu at the upper right corner of the screen to select from a series of walking tours highlighting some of the most historic and architecturally significant buildings in La Crosse. The Downtown La Crosse, Cass-King Residential, Tenth and Cass Residential, Main Street Meander, Prairie Steps, Crowley Addition/Edgewood Place, and the Franciscan Neighborhood tours are in a compact geographic area and can be covered on foot. The buildings on the North La Crosse, City Landmarks, Additional National Register, and Sacred Spaces tours are further apart and can be found more easily by car or bicycle. Also, individual properties can be selected to create your own tour.
La Crosse has a wealth of architecturally and historically significant residential, commercial and public buildings. These tours highlight over 150 of the best known and officially identified historic structures in the city. No doubt, there are many that are not included but are equally significant. Hopefully, this list will be enhanced and expanded in the future. We invite you to explore the rich variety of historic properties that make up the architectural heritage of La Crosse. Enjoy your tours!
Sign up for the 2013 spring series of Footsteps tours by contacting the La Crosse Public Library Archives Department at 608-789-7136 or email us at email@example.com New tours this year include Edgewood Place, Franciscan Neighborhood and Sacred Spaces. We're also offering a family friendly tour intended for kids 0-12 years.