• Old Empire building on Wisconsin and Plankinton

    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 tena…

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  • Browning Building

    This photograph shows the Browning Building (old Empire Building) on the corner of W Wisconsin Ave and N Plankinton Ave. This building was demolished in 1927. The building was home to several business…

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  • Old Empire Building

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Plankinton and W Wells St. The castle-like building in the right of the image shows the Old Empire Building (later known as the Browning Building), which in…

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