• Marty's Tie City

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows an old, white brick building on W Wisconsin Ave. The building was first erected in 1876, with additions built around 1882. At the time the photo was taken, the building was home…

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  • Early view of W Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph shows an early view of W Wisconsin Ave, looking east from about N 7th St. The church spire on the middle-right side belongs to the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (also known as the Spri…

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  • 12th and Wisconsin

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a small, two story brick building on W Wisconsin Ave. When this photo was taken, it was home to the University Store. There are several billboards on top of the building. This st…

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  • 5230 W Wisconsin Ave

    This photograph shows a brick multi-family home on W Wisconsin Ave. It was built in 1926. This building shares the same plan as one built at 726 N 49th St. 5230 W Wisconsin Ave (same plan used as 726…

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  • Bockl Building and parking structure

    Close shot of front and side of Bockl building. Three-level parking structure at rear of building. Streetscape includes cars, signs street lamp, hydrant and people. Tenants include M & I Bank, Richter…

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  • Continental Bank Tower

    This photograph shows three major buildings in the downtown Milwaukee Area. On the right is the Wells Fargo Building (also known as the Continental Bank Tower), at 735 W Wisconsin Ave. The tall buildi…

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  • Pedestrians at N Plankinton

    Anheuser, Ernest

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Plankinton and W Wisconsin Ave. Groups of people are crossing every part of the street, due to a new crosswalk system that had just been implemented when th…

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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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  • Old Empire Building

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Plankinton and W Wells St. The castle-like building in the right of the image shows the Old Empire Building (later known as the Browning Building), which in…

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  • Plankinton House on W Water

    South side of W Wisconsin Ave (then Grand Ave) between N 2nd St and N Plankinton Ave (then W. Water St), perhaps late 19th century. Shows Plankinton House Hotel. cc 361ppx / Streets - Wisconsin Ave be…

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  • Caswell Building

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Caswell Building (also known as the Posner Building), located on the northwest corner of West Wisconsin and North Plankinton. Capital Airlines takes up the ground floor of th…

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  • W Wisconsin Ave and N 5th St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the building that was located at the southeast corner of W Wisconsin and N 5th St. It had addresses of 437-441 W Wisconsin Ave, and 642 N 5th St. The address on 5th Street was ho…

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  • Browning, King & Co.

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Browning, King & Company men's clothing store. The store was a part of the Empire Building, a large building just west of the river, which is also home to the Riverside Theat…

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  • Alhambra in 1961

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Alhambra Theater, shortly before it was razed in October of 1961. The theater was built to showcase vaudeville shows in 1896, and was converted to a movie palace in 1911. Oct…

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  • Bloedel's Jewelers during Carnival Week

    The street clock shows that it is 9:30 on a sunny morning at the intersection of Grand Ave (now W Wisconsin Ave) and W Water St (now N Plankinton), sometime in the late 19th or early 20th century. Ada…

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  • Bockl Building

    Close shot of side and front of seven-story Bockl Building. Modern design brick building with large windows. Sign and bus stop at front. Cars parked on street. Completed 1957. The modern Bockl Buildin…

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