• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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