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Preserve the Warehouse

The A.D. German Warehouse Conservancy, Inc. (ADGWC) was established in Sept. of 2013.  ADGWC, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to the renovation of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed A.D. German Warehouse (National Register of Historic Places 1974).  We are committed to see this building redeveloped and occupied with a stable primary use compatible with the building and a heritage tourism program. 


All donations are tax-deductible:


P.O. Box 436 

Richland Center, WI



Recent activities include:

  • The ADGWC, Inc. purchased AD Germans Original 1912 Warehouse adjacent to the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed warehouse which is integral to our development plans; it is currently being used to provide both event space and an educational resource center. 

  • The design plans for the restoration of the Warehouse have been revised as they move through the historic preservation process; 

  • Fundraising is an ongoing process in order to restore this iconic property. 

  • ADGWC, Inc. received a grant of $12,700 from the USDA to assist in exploring potential uses.

  • ADGWC, Inc. launched the Legacy Terrace Paver program to allow people to have their name, a business name, or the name of someone they want to honor or remember engraved in a paver to be used in a designated area in the property.  

  • ADGWC, Inc. completed the 100 Extraordinary Women segment, which has now received $1000 pledges from 104 women who will be recognized for their generous donations in a unique way in the restoration of the Warehouse.

  • ADGWC, Inc. has received state and federal historic tax credits that could potentially bring up to $1,300,000 to the project; 

  • ADGWC, Inc. received the very competitive Save America’s Treasures Grant, of  $360,000 matching grant (totaling $720,000) for restoration.

  • In November of 2020 the roof and drainage project was completed.  

  • In 2021 we received the TAWANI Foundation Grant of $150,000.

  • 2021 construction work consists of frieze restoration and other exterior work.

  • Our Calendar of Events continues to draw people of all ages to Richland Center and helps us refine our plans for the Event Space.

  • ADGWC, Inc. is thankful for the continued support from individuals both near and far of all monetary sizes as well as the support of local businesses who have graciously donated $10,000 each.; 

  • ADGWC, Inc. is working with the City to determine sources for any potential funding; 

  • ADGWC, Inc. is also researching additional private foundation and public funding sources as well as individuals

  • ADGWC, Inc. is thankful for the ongoing support from individuals near and far as well as donations of all sizes.



300 South Church Street

P.O. Box 436 

Richland Center, WI 53581

Tel: 608-647-0255

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