• Abbot Crest Hotel

    Cars parked around a seven story hotel with an ornate façade. This hotel was located across from Gesu Church on the Marquette Campus. It was razed in 1976. There is a Suburpia sandwich shop on the fir…

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  • Republican House Hotel - Cafeteria Sign

    Cars and people pass by the grand Republican House Hotel, decorated with towers and balconies, the last of the old style German family hotels. Two large towers over the entrances are the focal points…

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  • West Kilbourn Avenue from North 4th Street

    Easterly view of West Kilbourn Avenue from North 4th Street. Buildings on either side of street. Cars on street. Large smoke stack and building in center background. The Republican House Hotel is on t…

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  • Kilbourn Avenue in front of Hotel Republican

    Schultz, F. W

    This is a view of W Kilbourn Avenue. The Milwaukee County Courthouse can be seen in the background of the photo, and the Republican Hotel can be seen in the right-hand side of the photo. Kilbourn Aven…

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  • Crowd control on Grand Ave

    A man in a white coat directs pedestrian traffic on W Wisconsin Ave at N 3rd St. The crowd is crossing N 3rd St. Herman's department store is visible at left, with Joe Mallon (clothing and cigars). Th…

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  • Marc Plaza Interior 9

    A drawing of a guest suite for the proposed remodeling of the Marc Plaza Hotel. Built in 1928 by Walter Schroeder, Ben and Steve Marcus bought the hotel in 1972 and began rennovations that were comple…

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  • Ardmore Construction

    Brown & Rehbaum

    Men rest in the shade of the Ardmore's three floors. A small building is marked as Office - S. M. Siesel Co., the Ardmore's builders. Ardmore Hotel; S. M. Siesel Co. Engineering-Constructing. Aug.1-19…

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  • Newhall House Hotel Fire

    A depiction of the 1883 fire that destroyed the Newhall House hotel at the NW corner of Broadway and Michigan. The drawing shows people leaping from windows as flames shoot from the building. 75 peopl…

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  • W Wells and N 3rd

    This photograph was taken at the intersection of W Wells and N 3rd St, sometime after 1907 but before 1924. The Gilpatrick Hotel, at left, was built in 1907. The second hand clothing store in the midd…

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  • Baltic House Hotel

    People and a horse drawn carriage on the street in front of the 3-story Baltic House Hotel with a balcony all around the second floor. Baltic House Hotel Southwest corner of N. Broadway Street and E.…

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  • Community House building detail

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photo shows a decorative window cap over a second story window of the Community Hotel. It was built in the 1840s, and razed in May of 1961. Jul 59 / Upper and lower, photo's 1959, of what was the…

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  • Marc Plaza Interior 2

    A drawing of a restaurant/bar for the proposed remodeling of the Marc Plaza Hotel. Built in 1928 by Walter Schroeder, Ben and Steve Marcus bought the hotel in 1972 and began rennovations that were com…

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  • Westmore Hotel

    Parked cars surround the Westmore Hotel. A Blatz beer sign on a small adjacent tavern.

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  • North side of E. Wisconsin Ave.

    North side of E. Wisconsin Ave. (then Wisconsin St.), looking west from Cass to Van Buren St. Apartment building with Rohlinger's hotel on the side This entire block is now occupied by the Northwester…

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  • Mayer Motel Surrounding Properties

    A view of properties around Mayer Motel, founded in 1940 by Anton and Mary Mayer. Torn down after Anton's death in 1977. The motel was run by Anton's sons Anthony and Robert over the years. Gift of An…

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  • North on 3rd from W Wisconsin

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows a portion of what today is known as Old World 3rd St, looking north from W Wisconsin Ave. At right is the Hotel Wisconsin, and a little further down the street the Princess Theat…

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  • Milwaukee Inn

    A large crane truck parked in front of the former home of the Milwaukee Inn, downtown's first contemporary motor hotel which opened in 1955. The hotel was being remodeled to become the Park East Hotel…

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  • South side of E Wisconsin Ave between N Jackson and N Jefferson

    View of the south side of E. Wisconsin Ave. (then Wisconsin St.) between N. Jackson and N. Jefferson streets, looking southwest, about 1890. This is the present site of the Federal Building E. Wiscons…

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  • Northeast corner of 5th and Wells

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows the northeast corner of N 5th St and W Wells St. A parking lot takes up the corner. The Mack Hotel is at left. A different hotel is at right. Rec. No. 2213 / 5th and Wells - NE C…

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  • 600 S 6th St, rot

    This photograph shows the rot that has happened on the inner walls of a building. The structure has been mostly demolished, with just the foundation/basement remaining. Across the street is the South…

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