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    • 100 block E Wisconsin, aerial view

    • East Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Broadway (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick roads -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave, looking from Broadway (bottom right of photo) to Milwaukee St. The multi-story building in the upper left is the Birchard's and Follansbee's Block building. Wisconsin Ave appears to be a brick...
    • 100 block of 1st St

    • South First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Abandoned buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Taverns -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows S 1st St in 1934. A row of brick buildings stretches into the distance. Many of the buildings were vacant, and the occupied buildings were mostly taverns.
    • 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave

    • East Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Academy of Music (Milwaukee, Wis.); Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Furniture -- Industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the 100 block of E Wisconsin Ave at the intersection of N Milwaukee St, around the year 1880. The building in the right foreground was home to John F. Birchard's wholesale furniture business, located at what was then known as...
    • 100 block of W Washington St

    • West Washington Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trees -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows old buildings in the 100 block of W Washington St. They are a mixture of brick and clapboard buildings.
    • 100-110 E State St

    • East State Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobile mechanics -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Billboards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows Zealley's Garage on E State St. Several cars are lined up along the side of the building. Billboards advertising used Chevrolets, Beech-Nut Gum, and Mars Toasted Almond Slice sit atop the building. A poster for the Modernistic...
    • 1001 S 1st St

    • South First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Circus -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Posters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a multi-story clapboard building that has been plastered with posters. Lettering in the window at left reads "R. G. Dun Cigars". Posters on the building include several for Feminetts women's hygiene products, and one large one...
    • 1001 S 1st St

    • South First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); West Mineral Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Abandoned buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a vacant grocery store on the corner of S 1st and W Mineral St. The building has a single story brick section in the front, with a two story clapboard structure behind it. Homes can be seen further down W Mineral St.
    • 1001-1005 S 1st St

    • South First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Abandoned buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Posters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows an abandoned building on S 1st St. Several window panes are broken out, and the building is plastered with advertising. Posters on the building include several for Feminetts women's hygiene products, and one large one for the...
    • 1003-1005 S 20th St

    • South Twentieth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Tailoring -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows two clapboard buildings, partially hidden behind full trees. The building on the left is a tailor shop, listed in the city directory of that year as belonging to William Heinemann. The building at right is a home.
    • 1003-1011 N Old World 3rd St

    • North Old World Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Restaurants -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows three brick buildings, from 1003 N Old World 3rd St to 1011 N Old World St. In the photograph, they are home to Bouchard's, Odd Lot Shoes, and Lenrak's Restaurant. This photo was likely taken sometime in the mid 1990s.
    • 1004B W Lincoln Ave

    • West Lincoln Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Apartments -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Balconies -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Men -- Wisconsin --...
    • This photograph shows the rear or side of the building located at 1004 W Lincoln Ave. The building is multi-story and made of brick, with a wooden porch, and a balcony on the upper level. A man is standing on the porch.
    • 1005 N 4th St

    • North Fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows an old shoe shine parlor on N 4th St. The clapboard building is plastered with faded advertisements on the side, including posters for a movie at the Gayety called "Why Girls Go Wrong". The poster notes that is for "men only"...
    • 1005-1007 N Van Buren St

    • North Van Buren Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Business -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows the building that was located at 1005 to 1007 N Van Buren St. There is a single story addition to the front, the rest of the building looks older, and built in a different style. Window signs for a pool hall and shoe shine...
    • 1009 N 8th St

    • North Eighth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Apartments -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a group of buildings on N 8th St. Laundry hangs from the balcony of one of the buildings, and there are three cars parked in a dirt lot.
    • 1009 N 9th St

    • North Ninth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photo shows a large brick house on N 9th St, near the intersection with W State St. The structure is long, and multi-story with a rubberized roof.
    • 1010 N 13th St

    • North Thirteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobile industry and trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a large two story brick building on N 13th St. It was home to the Hilgendorf Auto Livery company. A man can be seen looking out through one of the windows.
    • 1013 - 1019 N 7th St

    • North Seventh Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Commercial buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sheds -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a long shed on N 7th St. A sign on the building reads "A. B. Ice and Coal Company". Debris is piled up against the doors to the shed.
    • 1013-1015 N Van Buren St

    • North Van Buren Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Apartments -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Billboards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a pair of brick buildings on N Van Buren St. The elegant doorway arches and window caps have an elaborately carved design. A small billboard for Westinghouse refrigerators can be seen on the side of one of the brick walls.
    • 1015 S 14th St

    • South Fourteenth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Brick houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Trees -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a three story brick home on S 14th St. A tree in the front yard has had all of its lower branches removed.

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