• Dahl Motors on Milwaukee St

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph was taken at the intersection of N Milwaukee St and E Kilbourn Ave, looking north on N Milwaukee St. Two different car dealerships, Dahl Motors and Thompson Motors, can be seen in the…

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  • 1950s W Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph shows several businesses on W Wisconsin Ave sometime in the 1950s. At far left is the Schroeder Hotel (now the Hilton Hotel), with some sort of scaffolding (perhaps for a billboard) pa…

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  • Dahl Motors Used Cars

    Several cars are parked in the street under a sign for Dahl Motors Used Cars. Signs advertise Bargains in Used Cars and Deal with Dahl. Dahl Motors, 906 N. Broadway. Parcel 13 and R 7. Gilman et al. N…

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  • Layton House in 1961

    The brick building in the background is what remained of the Layton House, a popular stop along the (then) Janesville Plank Road in the 1800s. It served as a stagecoach station and place for farmers t…

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  • W Wisconsin Ave in 1929

    Riemenschneider, August

    Looking east down W Wisconsin Ave from N 7th St in 1929. At right is Jessie A. Smith's Hudson Motor Cars dealership, at 700-706 W Wisconsin Ave, with its distinctive minaret. Across the street looms t…

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  • Kuhl Motor Co. Used Car Lot higher view

    View of the lot from higher up with the company building and the library in the background. The company was involved in a lawsuit against Ford to restrain Ford from cancelling their franchise. Became…

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  • Dahl Motors Building

    View of side of the Dahl Motors building on northeast corner of North Broadway and East Kilbourn. A three story brick building. Cars on street. Moved to 510 Wisconsin Ave according to sign on windows…

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  • Old St. Mary's and Kilbourn Avenue 4

    View of Old St. Mary's Church and neighboring buildings in April, 1941. Demolition of Dahl Motors and other buildings on north side of E Kilbourn for street expansion. Church designed by Victor Schult…

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  • Mid-City's Used Car Lot

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows Mid-City's Used Car Lot, which was located at the corner of N 7th St and W Wells. It bought, sold and traded Chevrolet cars with a money back guarantee. The lot is overflowing wi…

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  • Kuhl Motor Co. Used Cars lot

    Cars are lined up in a lot. Cars are also parked on the street near a parking meter. Kuhl Motor Co. was involved in a lawsuit against Ford in the 1950's in attempt to restrain Ford from cancelling the…

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  • Sullivan's Bar

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Angled view of Sullivan's Bar (1938-1956) tavern. Visible signage includes: Blatz beer, Chesterfield cigarettes, Biltrite, and Firestone. An "Elect William L O'Neill Judge Circuit Court" political sig…

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  • Wells at 9th, looking east

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph was taken from W Wells and N 9th, looking east down the middle of Wells St. Apartments can be seen at left. At right, in the distance, is the Kuhl Motor Company and the Wisconsin Tower…

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  • Sawyer Buick on North Ave

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows businesses on North Ave, west of N 26th St. The closest to the camera is Sawyer Buick. The 1947 Milwaukee City Directory gives Sawyer Buick and address of 2600 W. North Ave. West…

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  • Old St. Mary's and Kilbourn Avenue 1

    View of Old St. Mary's Church and neighboring buildings in March, 1940. Church was designed by Victor Schulte. Dahl Motors, Cathedral of St. John, and Cudahy Tower in view. On front: "March 18, 1940;…

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  • Teutonia and Keefe

    This photograph shows the intersection of Teutonia and Keefe. A brick building with a sign reading "Ford" sits at left. Judging by the style of the cars, the photo was likely taken sometime in the 192…

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  • West Wisconsin and North 37th

    W Wisconsin and N 37th, looking west in 1957. Edwards Dodge dealership at left (south) side of street. A bus is turning on to Wisconsin, while a line of cars wait at a stoplight. 4 1/8 / +9.3 / p7 / S…

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  • 616 W Wells St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    This photograph shows a large brick building on W Wells St. It is home to Sawyer Buick used car and parts dealership, as well as a service shop. A decal in the window declares, "Something to Cheer Abo…

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  • Kuhl Motor Co. building other corner view

    Looking down on the building from other corner with the city behind it. Cars are parked on the street. The company was involved in a lawsuit against Ford to restrain Ford from cancelling their franchi…

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  • N Van Buren and E Mason Sts

    This photograph shows the building that used to stand on the corner of N Van Buren and E Mason Sts. When the photo was taken, it was home to Al Shallock's Ford Truck store. Judging by the cars visible…

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  • Alley off West Wells St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows a view down an alley off of W Wells St. At left is an automobile repair shop. At right is a Chevrolet dealership. M. C. P. 1601F / Streets - W Wells St 11/9/1949

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