• Remember When...the Jahrmarkt was an annual event?

    Around the turn of the century Milwaukeeans gathered at W. National av. and Grove st. (also known as Marshall st.; now S. 5th st.) for the "Jahrmarkt," the annual street fair. Outdoor booths lined the…

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  • N 2nd and N Plankinton

    Goeldner Studio

    People who pass this corner in rush hour traffic may not believe it, but this really was the corner of N. 2nd and N. Plankinton (or W. Water as it was known) in the 1890's. Hitching posts lined the si…

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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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