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    • Remember When...the Wells Building was new?

    • Remember When...the Wells Building was new?

    • Wells Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Office buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Wells, Daniel, 1808-1902

    • In 1901 when Daniel Wells Jr. erected the Wells Building at 324 E. Wisconsin Ave., he recalled hunting quail at this location. The building was originally 15 stories high, but two or more stories were added in 1905. Wells looked upon the building...
    • Remember When...2nd and Wells was a secondhand center?

    • Remember When...2nd and Wells was a secondhand center?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Clothing trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Theatrical posters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Secondhand trade -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Shoes --...

    • Resembling a miniature Maxwell St., used suits, coats, shoes and sundries were bought and sold in the 200 block of W. Wells St. in the early 1900s. Sandwiched in between the racks of apparel was the John Buschinger Shoe Repair Shop, where men's...
    • Remember When...the Empire Building had three floors?

    • Remember When...the Empire Building had three floors?

    • Empire Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Empire Café (Milwaukee, Wis.); Plankinton Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Browning Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Advertising --...

    • The old Empire Building was built around 1898 on the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wisconsin Aves. When this photograph was taken, the Empire Café was on the ground floor; second floor tenants included a sign painter and attorneys...
    • Remember When...the North Western depot overlooked Lake Michigan?

    • Remember When...the North Western depot overlooked Lake Michigan?

    • Michigan, Lake; Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Railroad stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Chicago and North Western Railway Company -- Buildings; Milwaukee County War Memorial Center (Milwaukee, Wis.)

    • The Chicago & North Western Railroad's passenger depot, 915 E. Wisconsin Ave., was built in 1889. Like other terminals of the era-at the height of the railroads' prosperity - it was meant not only to serve passengers, but also to impress. Both...
    • Remember When...interurban journeys began here?

    • Remember When...interurban journeys began here?

    • Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public Service Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Railroad stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Waiting rooms; Information services; Benches

    • It may have been a cold, blustery Sunday in Milwaukee in the early 1900s, but passengers inside the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. terminal could relax and stay warm. These waiting rooms occupied the first floor of the four-story Public...
    • Remember When...Hartman Furniture went up in smoke?

    • Remember When...Hartman Furniture went up in smoke?

    • Hartman Furniture and Carpet Co., Inc. (Milwaukee, Wis.) -- Fire, 1926; Fires -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Water Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Plankinton Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) Fire Dept.; Furniture industry and trade -- Wisconsin --...

    • Very little remained of the store that advertised itself as the "world's largest retail furniture dealer" by the afternoon of June 15, 1926. Early that morning, at 3 a.m., a three-alarm fire had broken out in the building which housed Hartman's -...
    • Remember When...building lobbies were as ornate as this?

    • Remember When...building lobbies were as ornate as this?

    • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company -- Buildings; Loyalty Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Corporations -- Headquarters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Office buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Staircases; Architecture -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee;...

    • In his "Heritage Guidebook," architectural historian H. Russell Zimmerman calls the lobby of the formal Northwestern Mutual Insurance Building, now the Loyalty Building, "one of the best preserved and most spectacular 19th century commercial...
    • Remember When...the Plankinton Building grew taller?

    • Remember When...the Plankinton Building grew taller?

    • Plankinton Building (Milwaukee, Wis.); Plankinton Arcade (Milwaukee, Wis.); S. M. Siesel (Firm); Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Automobiles; Building sites -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • The Plankinton Building, now the heart of Milwaukee’s Grand Avenue mall, originally was a two-story structure built in 1916 on the site of the old Plankinton House Hotel. Eight years later, construction got under way on a five-story addition. ...
    • Remember When...Elkdom's Lodge was built?

    • Remember When...Elkdom's Lodge was built?

    • Elks (Fraternal order). Milwaukee Lodge No. 46 (Wis.); Prospect Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jefferson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • Sidewalk superintendents must have had a field day when the nine story Elks Club building went up in 1924, gracing Milwaukee's lakefront skyline. The fraternal lodge was one of the most spacious in the country at that time with a huge hall on the...

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