• Cars parked on Greenfield

    This photograph shows a W Greenfield Ave intersection. Cars are parked sporadically along the road. There is a billboard on the side of one of the buildings which advertises Luick Dairy Company. In th…

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  • Espenhain building, before demolition

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photo was taken on January 15, 1935 by the Fire Prevention Bureau of the Milwaukee Fire Department, preliminary to demolition, starting on January 18, 1935. It shows the Espenhain department stor…

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  • Wisconsin Club

    Right side of building is original 9th Street entrance. 2-1/2 story, brick slate mansard-roofed building and five-story tower. Large 2-1/2 story addition to left of tower was added home was sold by Mi…

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  • Looking west across Wisconsin Avenue Bridge

    Photo taken in about 1900 looking west across the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. In the photo are electric street cars, early automobiles, and horse-drawn buggies. Looking west across Wisconsin Ave. bridge…

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  • 531 W Greenfield Ave

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows an old storage shed near a house on W Greenfield Ave. All buildings pictured are constructed with wooden planks. They are also covered in snow. Neg. No. 1210 / Feb 9 1931 / 531 W…

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  • Exterior View of Mader's Restaurant

    Exterior view of Mader's Restaurant. A man is walking out front of the building. The daily specials are indicated on signs, 'Try Out 20 cent Dinner and Supper'.

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  • Pieces of Eight Restaurant

    Zaleky, Roy

    The restaurant's sign and the front of the building are visible. The city of Milwaukee is the in the backdrop. Visible in that backdrop is the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Cudahy Tower Apartments. 197…

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  • Photo of ships in front of Elevator A of the C. M. and St. Paul R.R.

    H. H. Bennett Studio

    Photo of the ships HONEST JOHN (11180), ELBE (7519) and BUENA VISTA (2241) berthed along the Menomonee River in front of Elevator A of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul R.R. Elevator "A" of the C. M…

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  • Bank of Commerce on 1st floor of Ludington Building

    A very old photo of the Bank of Commerce on E. Water St. and Wisconsin. Horse-drawn carriages can be seen on the road. The Ludington Building (built 1851) in the early 1870s, at the corner of E. Wisco…

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  • West side of Illinois Steel Co.

    Illinois Steel Co

    West side looking northwest of the Illinois Steel Co. property showing tracks and flat cars. Illinois Steel Co. showing track layout at westerly side of property (looking northwest). Illinois Steel Co…

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  • Merrill Building three quarters view

    Front view of building and partial view of west side. Seven stories with round tower from 2nd thru 7th floors on alley corner. Bay windows visible front and side. Greenwood Building visible to the rig…

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  • Plankinton Arcade skylights

    Brown & Rehbaum Service Commercial Photography

    Elevated view of skylights on top of second floor or original structure. Additional floors wrap around center area. Jan. 6 - 1925. B-R 17023.

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  • Plankinton Arcade room 3032

    Brown & Rehbaum Service Commercial Photography

    Room 3032 interior view. Large central room with two adjoining offices. Transom opened above each internal doorway. Wash and clothes closets seen with cabinet doors opened in center of photograph. Ext…

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  • Fireboat TORRENT docked along the Milwaukee River

    Runge, Herman

    Photo of the TORRENT (built 1910) docked near Atlas Flour Mills, the Schlitz Elevator and Kern's Success Flour. The TORRENT was bought by Milwaukee in 1922 for use as a fire boat. In 1950 she was boug…

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  • Al and Irma's on Fond Du Lac

    Wudtke, Herman A

    A photograph of Al and Irma's Tap on the south east corner of the intersection of Fond du Lac Avenue and 15th Street. W Fond du Lac and N 15th SE Corner.

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  • Sprinkling wagon on Plankinton

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph was taken on N Plankinon St and W Wisconsin Ave, then known as W Water St and Grand Ave. A sprinkling wagon is being filled up at the fire hydrant. Oct 59 / Streets - Water / Wudtke Co…

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  • Meister Building

    Wudtke, Herman A

    View of demolition of building in October 1966. Bulldozer on Juneau Avenue Razing Meister Building and others.

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  • Arena construction, debris in lot

    A. J. Breitwish & Sons

    This photograph shows the early stages of the construction of the Milwaukee Arena, now known as the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. The lot where the Arena was built is mostly empty, with a few of the pre…

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  • Midstreet Repairs and Cleaning on Capitol

    View down Capitol. Just west of 23rd Street, looking east on Capitol. Two men work with a broom and a shovel, with another broom lying in the street. The National Foods Store on the left would close l…

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  • Booth & Maynard Clothing

    Weinholz, Harold

    This photograph shows N Water St, looking south from E Wisconsin Ave. Booth & Maynard, which was located in the James B. Martin building, is the closest to the camera. Brick and stone buildings can be…

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