• Hathaway Building

    Three quarter view of five story Romanesque Revival style brick and stone buliding. Arched stone entryways, awnings, signboards, and arched windows on top floor. Corner of building features curved win…

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  • Demolition of north side of home office of Northwestern Mutual Insurance at 720 E. Wisconsin Ave.

    Demolition of Mason Street side Northwestern Mutual home office building. Cranes visible. NML East Building visible at far left. First Wisconsin Building seen over top in center of photograph. Mason S…

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  • East on Mason from N Water

    This photograph shows the northeast side of East Mason Street, looking east. The Charles Preusser Building is on the corner. It was eventually torn down and replaced with the Marshall & Ilsley Bank. T…

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  • Drawing of Milwaukee Willow Works building

    Four story brick building with cupola on front corner. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians seen on the intersection of Front Street (left) and Mason Street (right). Sailing ship masts seen in backgro…

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  • Cudahy Apartments

    Joseph Brown & Son

    The Cudahy viewed from the southern terminus of Juneau Park, before the adjoining Cudahy Tower ground breaking. Formerly known as the Buena Vista Flats, owned by Patrick Cudahy, designed by Ferry (Geo…

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  • Colby & Abbott Building on Milwaukee St.

    Colby-Abbot Building at the northwest corner of Milwaukee and Mason. This brick, neoclassical office building was built by the noted architect, Edward Townsend Mix. cc451 ppx / Colby & Abbott Building…

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  • Old View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    View of an earthen Broadway (Main Street, at the time the photo was taken). Carts and horse drawn carriages are parked along the road. Supplies and materials are stacked along the roadside. The view l…

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  • Construction site of Waldheim's Furniture building

    Construction site of Waldheim's Furniture, neoclassical retail building. Milwaukee River and Manufacturer's Home Building in background. Workers and building materials on site. Empire Building to righ…

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  • St. Paul's Church Exterior

    Exterior of St. Paul's Church, located at the corner of N. Jefferson and E. Mason Streets. Where Layton Art Gallery later stood. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, N.E. corner of Jefferson and Mason streets…

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  • St. Paul's Church circa 1855

    Exterior of St. Paul's Church circa 1855, located at the corner of N. Jefferson and E. Mason Streets. Where Layton Art Gallery later stood. St. Paul's Episcopal Church NE corner of Jefferson and mason…

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  • Southwest View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    Large office buildings fill the block. Buggies have been parked on both sides of the road. The tall building on the right belonged to the Milwaukee Sentinel and still exists today. The building on the…

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  • 216-222 E Mason St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the Milwaukee News Building on E Mason St. At the time the photo was taken, the businesses in this buildings were: Emil Charon, Barber (216 E Mason St); D. Zarne & Co. Tailors (2…

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  • Construction of 1930 addition to Northwestern Mutual home office Building

    View of Northwestern Mutual home office excavation for 1930 addition. Looking NE toward East Mason St. Construction equipment in hole and on street. Cudahy Tower seen in center background as white tow…

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  • James B. Martin Residence

    Wudtke, Herman A

    Residence located on southeast corner of N. Jackson St. and E. Mason St. Home of James B. Martin, a prominent builder and businessman who occupied the site up to around 1858. Residence shown located a…

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  • Manufacturer's Home Building view from Milwaukee River

    Chicago Commerical style building. View looking northeast from Milwaukee River. Nine story brick building. City Hall bell tower seen in center top background. 104 E. Mason Street. Manufacturer's Home…

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  • Colby-Abbot Building

    Colby-Abbot Building at the northwest corner of Milwaukee and Mason. This brick, neoclassical office building was built by the noted architect, Edward Townsend Mix. Colby-Abbot Building at the north-w…

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  • Construction of Lincoln Memorial Drive bridge from Mason Street

    Construction site of Lincoln Memorial Drive overpass between Mason Street and Milwaukee County War Memorial. Cudahy Tower to right, Northwestern Mutual East Building at left. Looking west up Mason Str…

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  • N. Water & E. Mason Streets

    Pereles, James Madison

    This photograph shows the northeast corner of N Water and E Mason streets. The building on the corner was Christian Preusser's jewelry and watch store. The building just to the left of it is the Milwa…

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  • Mi Flora Cigar Factory

    Four story brick building with Italianate windows. Tower on each corner. Horse-drawn cart at far left in roadway. Livery stable at far right and Herman Toser Wine Cellar visible on right. SW corner of…

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  • Posing by the Telegraph Pole at Broadway and Mason

    The Adam Roth Quiet House stands on the corner of Mason and Broadway. To the left are offices for the newspapers the Milwaukee Journal and the Daily Journal. Horse-drawn carriages travel along the dir…

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