• City Hall from N Plankinton and W Kilbourn

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of N Plankinton Ave and W Kilbourn Ave. City Hall can be seen in the background center of the photo. 40 / Kilbourn Avenue Widening. Looking E across N P…

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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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  • Building construction on Plankinton

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a large brick building on N Plankinton Ave. The building is surrounded by wooden scaffolding on the ground level. Two men are standing on the corner across the street from the bu…

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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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  • Hotel on Plankinton

    Joseph Brown & Son

    This photograph shows a streetcar in front of the Plankinton Hotel (not to be confused with the older Plankinton House Hotel). There are several cars in the street, and pedestrians walking by. Jos. Br…

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  • Ludington Building, Plankinton late view

    Weinholz, Harold

    View of three story brick building. The second and third stories are mostly windows, with a curved triple window built into the corner. Large storefront windows on the first floor. Decorative stone co…

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  • General Electric store on Kilbourn

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph was taken from the intersection of N Plankinton and W Kilbourn Ave. The Droegkamp-Inghram Corporation can be seen in the left-hand side of the photo. 39 / Kilbourn Avenue Widening. Loo…

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  • Pool hall on Plankinton

    Goeldner Studio

    This photograph was taken at the intersection of N Plankinton (known then as W Water St) and Wells St in the late 1800s. It shows the Adler & Mauer Billiard Hall, which appears in the Milwaukee City D…

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  • Milwaukee Western Fuel Company building

    View along Milwaukee River at bridge crossing. Two story building with awnings along street side on left. Streetcar stopped for open bridge. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles visible on street. Boa…

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  • Pritzlaff hardware building on West St. Paul Avenue

    Four story, Italianate brick building on southwest corner of West St. Paul Ave. and Plankinton Ave. Hack's Furniture seen to right. Automobiles driving on street. 155 W. St. Paul. Pritzlaff Hardware C…

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  • Old Empire building on Wisconsin and Plankinton

    The old Empire Building was built around 1898 on the northeast corner of N. Plankinton and W. Wisconsin Aves. When this photograph was taken, the Empire Café was on the ground floor; second floor tena…

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  • Plankinton Bridge

    This photograph shows the bridge on N Plankinton Ave that runs over the Menomonee River near the confluence with the Milwaukee River. Several cars, trucks and other vehicles can be seen, including a d…

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  • Plankinton towards river

    Steiner, John

    This photograph shows a view of N Plankinton Ave. A building in the left of the photo has a sign that reads "Terminal Storage Company". Train tracks lead into a storage barn. Oct 81 / View S. along S…

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  • Newdale's Furniture

    This photograph shows an aerial view of N Plankinton Ave. In the right-center of the image is the building and marquee for Newdale's Furniture. In the left-middle, the edge of the marquee for the Empr…

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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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  • Pritzlaff hardware building on West St. Paul Avenue

    Back of four story, brick building on southwest corner of West St. Paul Ave. and Plankinton Ave. Automobiles parked in lot. Fire escapes visible on back of building. 305 N. Plankinton. Pritzlaff Hardw…

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  • Junction of 3rd and Plankinton

    Neely's Photographs

    This photograph, taken sometime in the 1890s, shows the junction of N Plankinton Ave and Old World 3rd St. Banners strung above the street read, "Alhambra" and "Salisbury Stock". A woman crosses the s…

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  • Optometrists on Plankinton

    Zeck, Herb

    This photograph shows several businesses on N Plankinton Ave. They are, from right to left, The J & R Motor Supply Company, Charolette Menke School for Dance, Crone & Lemke (930 N Plankinton Ave), the…

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  • W Wisconsin Ave, with proposed changes

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows the intersection of W Wisconsin Ave and N Plankinton Ave. The image has been altered to show how the street will appear after alterations (which took place in 1951). Three major…

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  • First Wisconsin National Bank

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph shows the intersection of N Plankinton and W Kilbourn Aves. First Wisconsin National Bank, now home to the Milwaukee County Historical Society, can be seen on the left. J & R Motor Sup…

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