• West on Lapham from 11th St

    This photograph looks west on Lapham from S 11th St. Trolley tracks run down the middle of a wide street, with electric lines overhead. A billboard for Blatz beer can be seen at right. A horse pulling…

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  • East Erie Street, between East Menomonee Street and North Broadway

    Riemenschneider, August

    A view of East Erie Street between East Menomonee Street and North Broadway . There are several cars parked along the street and the building located at 266 East Erie Street has an advertisement for M…

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  • Bars on W. St. Paul

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the St. Paul Avenue Restaurant. The restaurant has an advertisement for Pepsi painted on the front of the buildings. Taverns sit on both sides of the restaurant, with the tavern…

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  • Multiple businesses on Walnut St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the long, brick building at the corner of N 6th and W Walnut Sts. Signs on the window fronts read, from right to left: Hampton Cleaners, Taylor's Inn, Tunson Record Shop, Rose's…

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  • Vogelsang's tavern

    Two men and a woman pose across the street from Vogelsang's (mid to late 1900s) bar located in the P Kreutz Block building. An adjacent tavern, the SS Saloon, as well as beer signs for Pabst Blue Ribb…

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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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  • 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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  • Le Pines tavern

    Front view of Le Pines (1962-1991) tavern. This building, historically a Miller Brewing Co. Tavern, typical example of a brewery-owned bar from this period. A Blatz Beer sign hangs above the bar’s mai…

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  • Kinnickinnic and Dover

    This photograph shows S Kinickinnic at E Dover, looking southeast. Trolley tracks run down the middle of the street, which is partially made of brick. Electric lines run overhead. An advertisement for…

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  • Sam's Hideout tavern

    View from afar of Sam's Hideout (1956-1960) bar. Schlitz, Miller, and Heileman's Old Style beer signs, as well as a billboard for Milwaukee Saw Works are visible. The Bradley Center Sports & Entertain…

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  • Kinnickinnic and Pryor, looking north

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of S Kinnickinnic Ave and E Pryor Ave, looking northwest on S Kinnickinnic. The spire for Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the…

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  • Pabst advertisment on E Kane

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a faded Pabst advertisement painted on the side of a wooden building at the intersection of E Kane Pl and N Arlington Pl. There is also a ripped banner on the second floor advert…

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  • Boarded up building on Kane Pl

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a boarded up and crumbling building on E Kane Pl. There is a faded advertisement for Pabst beer painted on the side of the building. A banner across the top reads, "It's some can…

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  • 432-440 W State St, side

    This photograph shows the old brick building that was on the northeast corner of W State St and N 5th St. A marquee advertising Blatz Beer hangs over a small tavern, the Rendezvous. This building, alo…

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  • S KK at 1st and Mitchell, after reconstruction

    This photograph shows South Kinnickinnic Ave at South 1st and West Mitchell streets. The street is recently paved. Electrical lines crisscross the street. There are large brick buildings in the distan…

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  • Seaway Tap tavern

    Close up front view of the Seaway Tap (1956-1978) bar. Pabst Blue Ribbon, Andeker, and Blatz beer signs are visible. 637 S. 2nd St.

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  • John Munzinger's saloon storefront

    Two men, two boys, and a dog pose on the steps of John Munzinger's tavern. Schlitz beer advertisements flank the front corners of the building while the company’s trademark Belted Globe sign is suspen…

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  • Abandoned building on E Kane Pl

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a boarded up and crumbling building on E Kane Pl. There is a faded advertisement for Pabst beer painted on the side of the building. A banner across the top reads, "It's some can…

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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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  • R & R Food Mart

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the R & R Food Market on the corner of N 8th St and W North Ave. The building was built in the late 1800's, and razed in 1964. A large billboard advertising Miller High Life sits…

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