• Waldheim's on Plankinton

    This photograph was taken at the intersection of N Plankinton and W Kilbourn Aves. Waldheim's Furniture can be seen in the right side of the photo. A billboard for Usinger's Sausage can be seen in the…

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  • Corner Column with Street Names at Broadway and Buffalo

    Looking northeast at the corner of Broadway and Buffalo. The capital of this octagonal stone column features two faces centered in the middle of elaborate decorations. An arrow indicates the intricate…

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  • Insurance Exchange Building close view of entryway

    Close view of decorative columns adorning the entryway of five story Italianate style stone and brick office building. Photo of September 1959, shows some of the artistic ornamental work of more than…

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  • Northern Transportation Company

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows the Northern Transport Company on South Water Street. It is a long, single story brick building that stretches down the block. There is a line of cars parked in the street in fro…

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  • 2571-2579 North Downer Avenue, 1932

    Hunter, Henry H

    A view of the small structure located on North Downer Avenue. The structure is damaged and the wooden siding falling off. There is also a car parked along the street. Neg. No. 1525. May 5, 1932. 2571-…

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  • Apartment on E Highland

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows an apartment building and some ornate houses that were located at the intersection of N Milwaukee St and E Highland Ave. That part of the street has since been erased, and E High…

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  • Soldiers' Home Ward Memorial Hall

    Exterior view of the Ward Memorial Hall theater building at Soldiers Home. This is a large brick building with a wide front porch. Ward Memorial Hall. Woods V.A. Hospital

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  • Insurance Exchange Building three quarter view from southwest

    View of five story Italianate style stone and brick office building with quoins and overhanging cornice and gable. One over one windows, arched on the fifth floor. Windows on eastern half of building…

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  • Germania Building front view

    Front view of three story brick building with cornices, and arched windows with hood moulding and keystones in 1967. View of storefronts, neighboring buildings, sidewalk, and street with city bus and…

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  • Treat Block

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Treat Block building, which was built in 1852 and razed in 1967. A large poster on the side of the building reads, "You'll enjoy LaFendrich Cigars. Smokers like its new bite-…

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  • Close up of Alhambra Theater exterior

    Closer up of Alhambra Theater exterior, with its original name Uihlein Theater on sign and building façade. Horse and carriage parked along N 4th St. Pedestrians crossing W Wisconsin Ave.

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  • West Kilbourn Avenue between North 3rd and North 9th

    Zeck, Herb

    View of the south side of W. Kilbourn Avenue between N. 3rd St. and N. 9th St. The Milwaukee County Courthouse is visible in the far background. Streets--Kilbourn Ave. [taken May 17, 1940 by Herb Zeck…

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  • German Stadt Theater, before it became the Pabst Theater

    Original exterior of the German Stadt Theater, before it became the Pabst Theater. Old electric wires in front of very early façade. Appear to be building streetcar lines in front of the theater. The…

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  • Top of McGeoch Building

    This photograph shows the upper floors and roof of the McGeoch building. It is located on the corner of N Milwaukee and E Michigan Sts. 450

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  • 6 story brick building on E Chicago St

    6 story brick building at 229-247 East Chicago St. Cars are parked on the street in front of the bldg. C. D. Crane was the architect of this building. 229-247 E Chicago; c.1909; C.D. Crane, architect

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  • Southwest corner of N Water and E Wisconsin

    This photograph shows the Mack Building, which was located on the southwest corner of N Water St and E Wisconsin Ave. The Golden Eagle Clothing Company takes up the lower level. A sign at the top of t…

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  • Restaurant on N Milwaukee

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a brick building that housed a restaurant at 401 N Milwaukee St. It was demolished shortly after the photo was taken, and a gas station was built in its place. Rec. No. 2156 / Ap…

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  • West Center Street and North 27th Street

    A partial view of West Center Street from North 27th Street. A car is turning in front of West Center Street and a portion of the Hankin's Department Store sign is visible. 27th and Center

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  • Val Blatz, Sr. Residence front

    Long shot of front of stone mansion. Three story turret on corner with inlay. Iron fence surrounding lot. Decorative cresting on roof. Arched porch with upper balcony. Entablature has decorative relie…

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  • Cicero Comstock Residence drawing

    Drawing of brick residence and business. Arched top Italianate windows on storefront. "Comstock's" sign in cornice. Entry and stair to home at far end. Balustrade on first roofline. Home atop hill. De…

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