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    • Remember When...St. Hyacinth's Church was 'on the prairie?'

    • Remember When...St. Hyacinth's Church was 'on the prairie?'

    • St. Hyacinth's Church (Milwaukee, Wis.); Becher Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Catholic Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • St. Hyacinth's Church, 1414 W. Becher St., is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Milwaukee Sentinel account of the first service April 1, 1883 at the newly built church describes it as "surrounded to a great extent by the open...
    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Remember When...E. Wells was called Oneida?

    • Wells Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Oneida Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jefferson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • "The city directory is Milwaukee's catalog," its ads used to proclaim, and certainly their listings are still a big help in pinpointing what's where in Milwaukee, especially in old photographs like this one. E. Wells St. was called Oneida St. when...
    • Remember When...the Arena was under construction?

    • Remember When...the Arena was under construction?

    • Fifth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Kilbourn Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); State Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Milwaukee Arena; Arenas -- Wisconsin - Milwaukee; Schlitz Brewing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee Journal --...

    • Things looked a little bleak when this picture was taken in 1949 of the Milwaukee Arena building site, looking northeast from N. 5th St. and W. Kilbourn Ave. If you look closely, you can see the tier levels beginning to rise. Groundbreaking for...
    • Remember When...the Memorial Center site looked like this?

    • Remember When...the Memorial Center site looked like this?

    • Lincoln Memorial Bridge (Milwaukee, Wis.); Bridges -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Lincoln Memorial Drive (Milwaukee, Wis.); Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Statues -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Streets -- Wisconsin...

    • Head bowed, the Lincoln statue stood at the grand staircase of Lincoln Memorial bridge. The 10 and a half foot, 3,000 pound bronze statue had been placed there in 1934, after 20 years of fund collecting for its creation. Crowds milled around and...
    • Remember When...'Remember when' began?

    • Remember When...'Remember when' began?

    • Courthouses -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Cathedral Square (Milwaukee, Wis.); Milwaukee County Courthouse.

    • The promotional advertisement that ran in The Milwaukee Journal on Nov. 12, 1963 - the day before the first appearance of the Green Sheet's "Remember when" feature, which pictured (above) the old Milwaukee courthouse - suggested that the series...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee's skyline looked like this?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee's skyline looked like this?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Railroad stations -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Chicago and North Western Railway Co. -- Buildings; Northwestern Mutual...

    • The year 1961 isn't so very long ago, but Milwaukee's skyline looked a lot different then. The Chicago and North Western railroad depot, built in 1889, still stood at 915 E. Wisconsin Ave., on the eastern edge of Downtown. Behind the depot tower...
    • Remember When...64th St. and Mill Rd. was farmland?

    • Remember When...64th St. and Mill Rd. was farmland?

    • Sixty-fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Mill Road (Milwaukee, Wis.); Granville (Wis.); Architecture, Domestic -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Schmidt, John; Schmidt, Lizzie; Schmidt, Arthur; Schmidt, George

    • At the turn of the century, John Schmidt and his wife (both seated) owned land in what was then Granville…now a part of the city of Milwaukee. They posed for this picture of their home with their sons George (left) and Arthur, and the family...
    • Remember When...wedding vows were exchanged at Madonna di Pompeii Church?

    • Remember When...wedding vows were exchanged at Madonna di Pompeii Church?

    • Madonna di Pompeii Church (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jackson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Catholic Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Church buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Italians -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Italian-Americans -- Wisconsin --...

    • On April 25, 1931, parents Luigi and Gaetana Marchese (at left end of the line) had a double reason to celebrate. It was the wedding day for both their son and daughter. After the double ceremony, Anna Marchese and Frank Lupo and their wedding...
    • Remember When...Milwaukee County Stadium was under construction?

    • Remember When...Milwaukee County Stadium was under construction?

    • Milwaukee County Stadium; Stadiums -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Baseball fields -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Construction and demolition debris -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee Braves (Baseball team); Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team)

    • The year 1953 was a special one for Milwaukee baseball fans. Not only did they have a new team, moved here from Boston, but a new stadium that would become the "home of the Braves." There were a lot of sidewalk superintendents on hand during the...
    • Remember When...the Arena was under construction?

    • Remember When...the Arena was under construction?

    • Milwaukee Arena; Kilbourn Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Fourth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Arenas -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Exhibition buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Building sites -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs

    • It took 18 months to build Milwaukee's Arena, which is next to the Auditorium at Kilbourn Ave. and 4th St. But it took two years to acquire land for the site. Does all this sound familiar? The Milwaukee Board of Realtors objected to the building...
    • Remember When...the city's first housing project was built?

    • Remember When...the city's first housing project was built?

    • Housing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public housing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Low-income housing -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Twenty-Sixth Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Atkinson Abvenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Teutonia Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Garden Homes...

    • When the Garden Homes housing project was built in 1922, in the area of N. 26th St., W. Atkinson Ave. and N. Teutonia Ave., that part of the city was really out in the country and included many small farms. Construction on the project, believed to...
    • Remember When...warships were built in Milwaukee?

    • Remember When...warships were built in Milwaukee?

    • Kinnickinnic River (Wis.); Froemming Brothers Shipyard (Milwaukee, Wis.); First Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Claiborne (Ship); Shipyards -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Shipbuilding -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Electric railroads -- Cars -- Wisconsin --...

    • During World War II, a shipyard sprang up overnight in Milwaukee along the banks of the Kinnickinnic River. Local builder Ben Froemming, despite a lack of any shipbuilding experience, won a contract from the government in December 1941 to build...
    • Remember When...portraits were sold on the street?

    • Remember When...portraits were sold on the street?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Jackson Street (Milwaukee, Wis.); Cream City Hotel (Milwaukee, Wis.); Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Portrait photographers -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

    • This turn-of -the-century photograph shows a closed Cream City Hotel on the northwest corner of Wisconsin and Jackson Sts. On the left, an enterprising photographer set up a shop and sold "Tintypes 4 for 25¢." The tintype was a photograph made on...
    • Remember When...City Hall was towerless?

    • Remember When...City Hall was towerless?

    • City Hall (Milwaukee, Wis.); City halls -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Municipal buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Public buildings -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs

    • Workers hadn’t yet completed the ornate tower and cupola on City Hall when a high-climbing photographer took his picture in 1895 from the roof of the since-demolished Pabst Building on E. Wisconsin Ave. Built between 1893 and 1896, City Hall,...
    • Remember When...the "Magnificent Mile" opened?

    • Remember When...the "Magnificent Mile" opened?

    • Wisconsin Avenue (Milwaukee, Wis.); Streets -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Aerial photographs; Riverside Theater (Milwaukee, Wis.); Theaters -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Central business districts -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee; Crowds --...

    • Summer, 1951, witnessed another leap forward in downtown Milwaukee when the improvement of Wisconsin Ave. from N. Jackson to N. 11th was completed. The street was touted as Milwaukee's showcase and billed as the "Magnificent Mile." The...

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