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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 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...
    • 100-110 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...
    • 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.
    • 1016-1018 North Edison Street, 1932

    • North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors (Milwaukee, Wis.); Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Business -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • A view of the building located at 1016 and 1018 North Edison Street. A sign for E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors, General Repairing is painted onto the brick building. There is also a car parked in front of the structure.
    • 1016-1018 North Edison Street, 1932

    • North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Alleys -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sidewalks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors (Milwaukee, Wis.);
    • A view of the building located at 1016 and 1018 North Edison Street. The building houses E.W. Cross & Son Carpenter Contractors General Repairing on the main floor and the upper level is an apartment.
    • 1016-18 N Market St

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Barrels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Scrap materials -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;
    • This photograph shows a two story brick building. There are barrels and other debris in the yard.
    • 1023 W Garfield Ave

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a wooden home on W Garfield Ave. The shingles along one end of the roof appear to be partially torn up. There are decorative flourishes painted on the window frames.
    • 1023 W Garfield Ave, garage

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Fences -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a run-down garage behind a home on W Garfield Ave. A wooden fence runs perpendicular to the front side of the building. The two fence boards closet to the building are raised, creating a small open space.
    • 1024 W McKinley Ave

    • West McKinley Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Barns -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a barn, and double garage, by a clapboard house. The windows of the barn and house are boarded up. "Robert. L." is painted on the garage door at right.
    • 1024 W Wisconsin Ave

    • West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a multi-story home that was on W Wisconsin Ave. It was once owned by the First Methodist Church, which was next door. The north-south freeway runs where this house once stood.
    • 1027 W Garfield Ave

    • West Garfield Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph was taken on W Garfield Ave. It shows a two-story wooden dwelling. Several of the window panes are broken out. The bottom of the structure appears to be slightly bowed out.
    • 1028 W McKinley Ave

    • West McKinley Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Porches -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a multi-story clapboard home on W McKinley Ave. There is a front porch on both the upper and lower level. The front windows have decorative window caps.
    • 1029 N Market St

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Scrap materials -- Wisconsin
    • This photograph shows a run-down multiple family dwelling on N Market St. There is a rickety set of wooden stairs leading to the second floor. Several glass window panes are broken out on the first floor, and have newspaper stuffed in them. There...
    • 1032 North Edison Street, 1933

    • Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sidewalks -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Edison Street (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • A view of the structure located at 1032 North Edison Street. The wooden framed building appears to be vacant and the windows are boarded up.
    • 1040 N Market

    • North Market Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building, brick -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Street signs -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows three buildings on N Market St. Two cars are parked in front of the buildings. Street signs are attached to a pole in front of the brick building.
    • 1097-1099 N Hawley Rd, close

    • North Hawley Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This wooden building was already old when the photograph was taken in 1930. A note on the back indicates it was reported to be 100 years old at that time. The building is in and advanced state of disrepair. A small sign with the words "Private" is...
    • 1097-1099 N. Hawley Rd

    • North Hawley Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Dwellings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden-frame houses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This wooden building was already old when the photograph was taken in 1930. A note on the back of a separate photo of this building indicates it was 100 years old at that time. The building is in and advanced state of disrepair. A large with the...
    • 1110 W Wisconsin Ave, wall collapse

    • West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building failures -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • Rear of 1110 W Wisconsin Ave on December 7, 1939. The side wall to a shed or garage has collapsed outward to the parking lot beside it. A car is parked to the right of the building.

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