• 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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  • Tenement apartments on Michigan

    This photo shows a tenement building on the corner of 8th and Michigan Sts. A man can be seen on the third floor, standing next to laundry hanging on a sheet. A large sign advertising Blatz beer is on…

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  • Norman Flats

    This photograph shows the Norman Flats, also known as The Norman, which was located at 626-638 W Wisconsin Ave. Built in 1888, it was destroyed by a fire in January of 1991. A sign for Miller High Lif…

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  • Northeast corner of 7th and Wisconsin

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photo shows a large brick building on the corner of W Wisconsin and N 7th St (now known as N James Lovell St). A large sign on the side of the building advertises Miller High Life Beer. M. C. P 1…

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  • Looking east from Central Library

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph was taken from near the Central Library, looking east on W Wisconsin Ave. The library can be seen at far left. The tall building with the Ford advertisement is the Wisconsin Tower, and…

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  • Old building on N Water St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a large brick building on the corner of E Juneau and N Water. Apartments populate the second floor of the building, while businesses occupy the ground floor. They are, from left…

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  • 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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  • Milwaukee, summer night in 1956

    Summer of 1956, W Wisconsin looking east from N 8th St. The tall building on the left is the Wisconsin Tower, and the building on the right is the Belvedere Apartments. There is a lit up advertisement…

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  • 2053 N Dr Martin Luther King Dr

    This photograph shows a mixed use brick building. A tavern is on the ground floor, with apartments on the upper levels. A sign on the side of the building reads, "Wes' Place" and contains an advertise…

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  • 806-808 N 6th St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a long brick building on N 6th St. Shops and stores take up the ground level, with apartments above. A large billboard advertises Blatz beer, and there is also a poster for Skati…

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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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  • Auditorium Court Apartments

    Joseph Brown & Son

    Auditorium Court, designed by architects Julius Leiser & Charles F. J. Holst in a Neoclassical style in a Chicago-style U-court form for General Louis Auer, built by William Sietz, altered by Eschweil…

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