• The Belvedere

    The five-story red brick Romanesque Revival Belvedere designed by E. T. Mix. A large, seven-story sign is affixed to the building's western façade, reading: Blatz-Milwaukee's Finest Beer. Storefronts…

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  • Man entering Community House

    This photograph shows a man entering the Community House hotel on the corner of Seeboth and Ferry. Advertisements on the front of the building read, "20 oz Glass of Beer 20 cents" and "Free parking fo…

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  • Exchange Restaurant and Hotel

    This photograph was likely taken sometime in the 1880s. It shows a view of S 2nd St. A row of horse-drawn carriages sit in the street in front of the Exchange Restaurant and Hotel. The building next d…

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  • Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern

    Wide view of Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern (c.1938) before demolition. A Moulin Rouge Café sign above the entrance advertises Lithia beer on tap while Pabst Blue Ribbon posters adorn the pillars. An sign…

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  • 1950s W Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph shows several businesses on W Wisconsin Ave sometime in the 1950s. At far left is the Schroeder Hotel (now the Hilton Hotel), with some sort of scaffolding (perhaps for a billboard) pa…

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  • Community House

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Community House hotel on Seeboth and Ferry. A small poster on the front of the building advertises the Olson Shops. A large advertisement on the side of the building reads, "…

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  • West Wisconsin Ave, looking east from Milwaukee Public Library

    Milwaukee Sentinel Photo

    This photograph was taken from the roof of Central Library in downtown Milwaukee, looking east. The roof and part of the dome of the library can be seen on the left. In the background on the left is t…

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