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Milwaukee Public Library Historic Photo
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    • Globe Hotel

    • Globe Hotel

    • Globe Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; East Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • A view of the elaborate exterior of the Globe Hotel featuring a corner tower and bay windows. The first floor advertises a bar and cafĂ©. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked on Cass St.
    • Schroeder Hotel

    • Schroeder Hotel

    • Schroeder Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • A view of the Schroeder Hotel which was the tallest and largest hotel in Wisconsin when it was built in 1928 by insurance and hotel magnate Walter Schroeder. The Art Deco style hotel had 811 rooms when built. In 1995 it became a Hilton Hotel.
    • Schroeder Hotel Postcard

    • Schroeder Hotel Postcard

    • Schroeder Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • A postcard of the Schroeder Hotel which was the tallest and largest hotel in Wisconsin when it was built in 1928 by insurance and hotel magnate Walter Schroeder. The Art Deco style hotel had 811 rooms when built. In 1995 it became a Hilton Hotel.
    • Schroeder Hotel Drawing

    • Schroeder Hotel Drawing

    • Schroeder Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; West Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • A rendering of the Schroeder Hotel which was the tallest and largest hotel in Wisconsin when it was built in 1928 by insurance and hotel magnate Walter Schroeder. The Art Deco style hotel had 811 rooms when built. In 1995 it became a Hilton Hotel.
    • Wellington Hotel

    • Wellington Hotel

    • Wellington Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis); Grand Central Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Blatz Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • A horse-drawn carriage in front of the 4 story Hotel Wellington. It was originally the Grand Central Hotel and was later remodeled and enlarged when it became the Blatz Hotel. Razed in 1964.
    • Blatz Hotel

    • Blatz Hotel

    • Blatz Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Automobiles -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Taverns -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • The ornate 5 story Blatz Hotel building at the corner of Water and Wells featuring a mansard roof and corner tower. There is a sign for a sports bar on the first level.
    • Wettstein Hotel

    • Wettstein Hotel

    • Wettstein Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • The 4 story brick Wettstein Hotel opened on Market Square in 1858 by proprietors Wettstein & Hoeniger. In this photo, it's known as the Majestic and there are several billboards on top.
    • Medford Hotel

    • Medford Hotel

    • Medford Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Third Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); West Michigan Street (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • Cars and a bus pass the 8 story, classical revival style Hotel Medford. The 300 room hotel was demolished in 1964.
    • St. Charles Hotel

    • St. Charles Hotel

    • Pabst Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); St. Charles Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Two horse-drawn carriages in front of the 5 story St. Charles Hotel. In 1928 it was closed after a prohibition raid and never recovered. Razed in 1932.
    • St. Charles Hotel Statue

    • St. Charles Hotel Statue

    • Pabst Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.);St. Charles Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • A large statue in front of the St. Charles Hotel, which was also the Pabst Hotel during its lifetime. In 1928, the hotel was closed for a time following a prohibition raid from which it never fully recovered. It closed for good in 1931 and was...
    • State Hotel

    • State Hotel

    • State Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; East State Street (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • The State Hotel with large Blatz advertisement on the side. In the background another large building with a Blatz sign on top of it is visible.
    • Cross Keys Hotel - Marine Barber Shop

    • Cross Keys Hotel - Marine Barber Shop

    • Cross Keys Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); North Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Juneau Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Marine Barber Shop (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • A view of the former home of the Cross Keys (aka Juneau) Hotel. The second story balcony has been removed and the building housed a barber shop at the time of the photo.
    • Kirby House Hotel 1

    • Kirby House Hotel 1

    • Kirby House Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • Dirt roads at Mason and Water St, the home of Abner Kirby's (eccentric jeweler and one time mayor of Milwaukee) Kirby House Hotel. Built by Daniel Wells Jr in 1844, Kirby bought the hotel in 1865. It was razed in 1929.
    • Kirby House Hotel 2

    • Kirby House Hotel 2

    • Kirby House Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; North Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.);

    • Cars parked at Mason and Water St, the home of Abner Kirby's (eccentric jeweler and one time mayor of Milwaukee) Kirby House Hotel. Built by Daniel Wells Jr in 1844, Kirby bought the hotel in 1865. It was razed in 1929.
    • Marc Plaza Interior 1

    • Marc Plaza Interior 1

    • Marc Plaza Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotel Schroeder (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Hilton Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Architectural drawing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • A drawing of a restaurant/bar for the proposed remodeling of the Marc Plaza Hotel. Built by magnate Walter Schroeder, Ben and Steve Marcus bought the hotel in 1972 and began rennovations completed in 1975.
    • Marc Plaza Interior 2

    • Marc Plaza Interior 2

    • Marc Plaza Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotel Schroeder (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Hilton Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Architectural drawing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;

    • A drawing of a restaurant/bar for the proposed remodeling of the Marc Plaza Hotel. Built in 1928 by Walter Schroeder, Ben and Steve Marcus bought the hotel in 1972 and began rennovations that were complete in 1975.

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