• Evening Wisconsin building

    A view of the Evening Wisconsin building from across Milwaukee Street. The Evening Wisconsin was first published in 1868 and had one of the largest circulations of any other dailies within the city of…

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  • N Jackson from E Kilbourn

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of N Jackson and E Kilbourn, looking towards City Hall (the tower is visible in the right of the photo). A women can be seen crossing the street, and th…

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  • Businesses on Jackson

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows N Jackson St between State St and Juneau Ave. A white brick building on the right houses several businesses.Cars can be seen up and down the street. Oct 59 / D 827 / Streets - N…

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  • Columbia Hospital addition construction November 16, 1950 near Hartford Ave

    Brown and Rehbaum

    The frame for the hospital addition structure on the addition to Columbia Hospital pictured in this photograph. This photograph is the view of the construction on the side of the addition on Frederick…

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  • Trucks on Plankinton

    This photograph shows N Plankinton Ave from Clybourn St. There are cars parked up and down both sides of the street. Trucks carrying cargo drive down the road. N. on N. Plankinton Clybourn / A25 / Red…

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  • Mayr's Seed & Feed

    This photograph shows a large brick building that is home to Mayr's Seed & Feed. The building looks somewhat warn down. It is made of brick, with wooden framing. Rec. No. 2979 / Mar 31 1942 / 500 W Or…

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  • 226 W Greenfield Ave

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a small wooden home leaning against a long brick building. A partial bed frame and a pitchfork lean against the side of the house. The entrance to the storm cellar has no doors.…

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  • North along Broadway from Menomonee

    Large buildings overlook the street in this view north down Broadway. Cars are parked at an angle against the high curbside. The entirety of a streetlight is visible on the left. Now Broadway and Meno…

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  • Highway 15 Tavern

    Front view of the Highway 15 Tavern (1938-1940) showing a man behind a window sign indicating Good Used Cars Bought & Sold. Other visible signage includes Miller High Life, Zecol Wax, and TEXACO. The…

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  • 532-534 N Water

    This photograph shows a multi-story brick building on N Water Ave. The building has ornate decorations over the windows. It was built for and has been used as retail space. 532-534 N. Water. C. 1854;…

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  • Merchants and Farmers State Bank

    This photograph shows the building located on N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr and N 5th St. Cars can be seen up and down the street. When the photo was taken, it served as the Merchants and Farmers St…

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  • Piotrowski's Furniture

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows Piotrowski's Furniture on North Plankinton Ave. It is one of many brick buildings that line the street. There are several cars parked in front of the buildings. Above: Looking so…

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  • Michigan Street west from Broadway

    This photograph shows Michigan street looking west from Broadway. The street is unpaved, and horses pulling carriages can be seen in the street. Brick buildings line the streets. Michigan St. looking…

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  • Looking North on Broadway and Kilbourn Before Widening

    Cars stand parked along Broadway looking north. An assortment of two and three story buildings line both sides of the street. In the distance is a raised sign for Blatz Brewery. Dahl Motors stands on…

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  • 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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  • A. E. Bruhns Company

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows an old brick building on E Pittsburgh Ave. The wood of the doorframe appears to be rotted or burned. There are large patches of discoloration on the glass panes in the windows an…

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  • Multi-level brick building

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a multi-level brick building on W Pittsburgh Ave, right next to a railroad bridge. The building is still standing, although it is currently abandoned. Jun 61 / D 825 / Prasser /…

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  • St. Luke's Hospital construction, December 1951

    Brown & Rehbaum

    A view looking at the construction of St. Luke's Hospital. There are seven cars parked along Oklahoma Ave. and the entrance to the hospital is being constructed. The site was purchased in 1941 at 29th…

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  • Homes behind trees

    This photograph shows two homes on W Highland Blvd. The house on the left is 2915 W Highland Blvd. The house that is mostly obscured by trees is 2923 W Highland Blvd. Both houses are listed in the Wis…

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  • West Center Street, looking east, 1947

    Riemenschneider, August

    A view looking east on Center Street from North 58th Street. There is some snow on the ground and cars are parked along the street. There is also a sign on the side of a building advertising William P…

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