• Dad's Old Fashioned Root Beer

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a large brick building on W Wells St. Commercial space is on the ground level, with the Somerset Apartments on the upper levels. Businesses in the building include an electric su…

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  • 744-746 N 6th St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    This photograph was taken from behind a wood plank fence, and shows three buildings across the street. At far left is a two story clapboard building, with signs that read "Pink's Tap". In the middle i…

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  • East side of S 2nd St, north of W Mineral St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the east side of S 2nd St, north of W Mineral St. A row of commercial buildings can be seen, including a tavern advertising Blatz beer. Aug 59 / D 181 / Along E side of S 2nd St…

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  • 421-429 S 2nd St

    Schwarze, Max

    This photograph shows a row of commercial brick buildings on S 2nd St. The middle building is significantly smaller than the buildings on either side of it. At left is the former home Mid-West Beer di…

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  • King at Meinecke, looking north

    Riemenscheider, August

    This photograph shows the newly paved N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr at W Meinecke St. A clothing store can be seen at left, with Radio Doctors and Steinhafel's at right. In between Radio Doctors and S…

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  • 923-929 W Wells St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a brick building on W Wells St. It is home to the Junior League Blood Center, and a store or bar that sells Schlitz Beer. There are a row of billboards on the top of the building…

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  • Looking north from King and Meinecke

    This photograph shows part of the commercial district that was on N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, near Meinecke Ave. At left is a large brick building, which was home to Atlas Furniture. At right, is a…

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  • King Dr, looking north from McKinley Ave

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph was taken looking north on what today is now known as Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, from north of the intersection of W McKinley Ave. The large brick building has been home to several b…

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  • 2701-2707 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr

    This photograph shows a large brick building on the northwest corner of King and Center. It is home to several businesses, including Jim's Hideaway (also known as Jim Dandy's Hideaway), Hallett's Groc…

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  • 521-533 W Wells St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows an old brick building that was located on W Wells St. Visible businesses include Alltone photo engravers, Spheeris Brothers Wholesale Tobacco, The Terris Theatrical Club (serving…

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  • 602-616 N 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a large brick building, located at the intersection of N 5th St and W Michigan St. The corner space is occupied by an all-day restaurant that advertises beer and lunch buffets. T…

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  • West side of S 2nd between Pittsburgh and Seeboth

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows buildings on the west side of S 2nd St, between W Pittsburgh and W Seeboth. Although the photo is a bit blurry, two signs can be seen over the doors on two of the buildings. One…

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  • The Upholstrey Supply Co

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a series of commercial buildings along the west side of N 4th St, between W State St and W Highland Ave. Visible businesses include The Upholstery Supply Company, Weimer Welding…

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  • Wells St, c. 1895

    Goeldner Studio

    This photograph shows the south side of W Wells St, between N 2nd and N Plankinton St. There is a long brick building, home to several businesses. The visible businesses include G. M. Hunter Marking P…

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