The Astor House was built in 1888 on land owned by businessman and Titanic victim John Jacob Astor, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Local attorney, F. Adolph Watermolen built the “Stick-Style” Victorian. However the home’s most famous resident was Dr. Julius J. Bellin, who did major remodeling at the turn of the century. Dr. Bellin was a prominent physician and surgeon in Green Bay in the early 1900s. He founded Bellin Hospital and Bellin School of Nursing. Through his work, Green Bay has become a major regional medical center for Northeast Wisconsin.
The Astor House began operation as a bed & breakfast in 1994 and has been in continuous operation since then. The restoration of the home received the Mayor’s Award in 1994 and it has been featured in many television reports, newspaper and magazine articles, and Bed & Breakfast guidebooks.
The Astor House is perfectly situated to serve Green Bay:
- Just south of the intersection of Hwys 54 and 57 on Monroe Avenue in Green Bay
- In a National Historic Neighborhood, 3 minutes from downtown Green Bay
- Minutes from variety of restaurants, parks, small shops and major malls
- Four blocks from Bellin and St. Vincent Hospitals and medical clinics
- 15-minutes from Oneida Casino, Weidner Performing Arts Center, Historic Museums, Arena, Convention Center, Wildlife Sanctuary and Botanical Garden
- 10-minutes from Lambeau Field, home of Super Bowl XXXI Champion Green Bay Packers!!!
- 15-minutes from Austin Straubel International Airport with more than 30-flights each day
- 30-minutes from more than two-dozen public golf courses
- One-hour from Door County, Northwoods and Lake Michigan tourist areas
- Two hours by car from Milwaukee and Madison, four hours from Chicago and five hours from Minneapolis-St. Paul.