• S 1st to Water St bridge

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the northernmost end of S 1st St, south of the river. WIS 32 is off to the right. A billboard for Seagram's liquor is partially obscured by a street lamp and an electric post. Ap…

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  • Southeast corner of King and Brown

    This photograph shows the building on the southeast corner of N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr and W Brown St. A sign on the side indicates it is home to the House of Bourbon and the Clinton Delaney Rest…

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  • 5th St from Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph looks north on N 5th St from W Wisconsin Ave. The Arena (now the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena) can be seen in the distance at right. Most of the buildings in this photo were demolished w…

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  • Businesses, 800 block N 27th St

    This photo shows a row of commercial buildings in the 800 block of N 27th St. They include two laundromats, a drug store, a gas station, a liquor store, and a cocktail lounge. 72% / pix G / 5 1/2 to 4…

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  • Factories on S 1st

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows a view of S 1st St near Seeboth St. Large brick buildings house manufacturing companies and other businesses. S. 1st + Ferry + Seeboth St M. N. 138 / Aug. Riemenschneider

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  • South on 12th from Walnut

    This photograph is looking south on N 12th St, from the intersection of W Walnut St. At the time, that section of N 12th St was a one way, traveling north. The two brick buildings at left have been de…

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  • Newport Apartments Construction 9 August 1960

    Looking east from Prospect Ave at the Newport, several cars, several trucks, signs for Siesel Construction Co. & the Newport itself, and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. The Newport's underground…

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  • Looking north on 7th from Wisconsin

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows N 7th St (now known as N James Lovell St.) from W Wisconsin Ave. At right is a large brick building with a Chinese restaurant called the Hop Sham on the ground level, with apartm…

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  • 1135-41 N 11th St

    Barth, Fred C

    This photograph shows a pair of fire damaged brick buildings on N 11th St. Several of the windows have been broken out. Rec. No. 55-1 / Apr 25 1946 / 1135-41 N 11th St / Use: Warehouse / Owner: J. Sch…

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  • View up Old World 3rd, from Juneau

    This photograph shows the west side of N Old World 3rd St, looking north from W Juneau Ave. Signs for various businesses are visible at left. It was likely taken with a telephoto lens, as the rise of…

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  • Unidentified Milwaukee playground

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photo shows an unidentified Milwaukee park or playground. There is a fenced off area with a flat surface at right, and a squat brick building at left. Dec 58 S-112 B 322 "Unknown place" Wudtke Co…

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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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  • Southeast corner of Wells St and 2nd St

    Goeldner Studio

    This photograph shows a row of horse-drawn carts and carriages along N 2nd St at the intersection with Wells St. A large brick building has an area for posters and advertisements, and shows hosted by…

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  • 700 Wells St

    Cedar-Biddle

    This photograph shows a run-down brick building on the corner of N 7th St and W Wells St. The building is surrounded by several billboards, including one for Kraft Cheese, and one encouraging the read…

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  • 235 S 2nd St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows an old brick building on the corner of S 2nd St and W Oregon St. The building began its life as a dry goods store. It still stands today, but is mostly empty. Mar 63 / A 604 / St…

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  • W Virginia Ave, east from S 6th St

    Joseph Brown and Son

    This photograph shows W Virginia Ave, looking east from S 6th St. It is a residential area, with a row of multi-story brick duplexes and apartments. Jos. Brown + Son Photo / Virginia St. e. of 1st Ave…

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  • Southwest corner of King and Walnut

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the large, old brick building that used to sit on the southwest corner of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr and Walnut St. It was razed after the photo was taken, and a new building an…

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  • 100 block of W Washington St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows old buildings in the 100 block of W Washington St. They are a mixture of brick and clapboard buildings. Feb 64 / A 446 / Streets - W Washington / Feb 1964. Old residences on the…

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  • 400-426 S 5th St

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a row of apartments or townhouses on S 5th St. The units appear to be missing doors and windowpanes. Rec. No. 1850 / Apr 25 1933 / 400-426 So. 5th St. / Photo by Henry H. Hunter…

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  • St. Clair Apartments & Kilbourn Widening 28 April 1941

    Bureau of Bridges & Public Buildings

    Looking northeast toward the St. Clair apartments across the newly widened East Kilbourn Avenue. The new boulevard area is a dirt lot, with building materials and tree stumps. The Eastwood Apartments…

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