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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...
    • 1003-1011 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.
    • 1005-1007 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 1019-1023 E Wright St

    • East Wright Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Carriages and carts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Garages -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a small garage or storage shed on E Wright St. The structure is two stalls. An automobile is parked in one, and a cart is resting in front of the other. It is located next to a large brick building.
    • 1022 S 1st St

    • South First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Barns -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Sheds -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wooden buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
    • This photograph shows a cobbled together wooden structure on S 1st St. It appears two different structures, a small white shed at left and a taller dark barn at right, have been connected with a random patchwork of boards.
    • 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.

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