• Blatz Hotel

    The elaborate 5 story Blatz Hotel building at the corner of Water and Wells featuring a mansard roof and corner tower. There is a sign for the Blatz Bar on the first level.

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  • Mack Building rear view during demolition from southwest

    Rear view of Mack building during demolition. Two floors have been removed, and three remain. The adjacent building to the south has been removed and a third is in the process of being demolished. Vie…

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  • Booth & Maynard Clothing

    Weinholz, Harold

    This photograph shows N Water St, looking south from E Wisconsin Ave. Booth & Maynard, which was located in the James B. Martin building, is the closest to the camera. Brick and stone buildings can be…

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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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  • J.P. Kissinger Co.

    In 1866 J P Kissinger, wholesaler of liquors, built this building on Water St. In 1892 the structure burned but was rebuilt in 1893 at the same site. Kissinger, J. P. wholesale liquors. 278 E Water (n…

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  • Water & Wisconsin

    Pereles, James Madison

    This photograph shows the Ludington Building, which was located on the corner on N Water St and E Wisconsin Ave. Built in 1851, it was demolished in 1890 to make way for the Pabst Building. A man driv…

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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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  • F. Mayer Building under construction

    F. Mayer Building under construction. Commercial vernacular style with limestone facing. For Rent sign on left side 2nd floor. Construction workers and materials seen at street level. Note brick roadw…

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  • Alf Colson Barbershop

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a building on N Water Street. An arrow drawn on the photo points out an architectural feature of the building. There is a barber pole mounted on the wall. The door is visible jus…

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  • Mathias Stein Residence

    Small, 2 story wooden frame building in middle of photo. Sign with "M. Stein" above doorway. Front porch with man standing next to door. Street scene with people, horse-drawn cart, and earth road. One…

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  • N. Water St & E. Wisconsin Ave.

    This photograph shows the Pabst Building, which was located on the corner of N Water St and E Wisconsin Ave. It was built in 1892, and demolished in 1981. 100 E Wisconsin Ave was built in its place. 1…

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  • C. W. McNally Co. Closer View

    Front view of wooden, two story warehouse & storefront. First floor has 5 double-wide windows and a double-door entrance. Second floor windows are boarded shut. On N. Water St.

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  • Wisconsin State Bank

    This photograph shows the southeast corner of N Water St and E Wisconsin Ave. Ornate buildings stretch off into the distance. The Wisconsin State Bank (inside the Iron Block building) is visible on th…

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  • C. W. McNally Co.

    This photograph shows the C. W. McNally Company on N Water St. Painted on the outside are the words "C. W. McNally Co. Plumbing, Steam & Gasfitting" and in smaller letters "Engineers supplies, agents…

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  • 604 to 612 N Water St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows three brick buildings that were located on N Water St. The buildings were razed some time in 1964. At the time this photo was taken, the following businesses were located in the…

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  • N. Water St. looking south

    Boulet, Thomas J

    This photograph was taken from City Hall, looking south on N Water St. The First National Bank building can be seen in the middle-right of the photo. The First Wisconsin Parking garage is on the left…

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  • Cheap Store on Water St

    This photograph shows a small, wooden building on N Water St. The lower level of the store is all glass windows. There are four signs across the top floor, in between the windows. They read, "Low pric…

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  • Buildings on river

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows the aftermath of a river wall collapsing on N Water St. The photograph was taken from the river, and shows a long portion of the wall and buildings by the collapse. The collapse…

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  • Mack Building after demolition

    View of the former site of the Mack building. The building has been completely demolished. A crane and piles of rubble stand in its place. View of the Milwaukee River and neighboring buildings.

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  • Wisconsin Marine & Fire Insurance

    Photo of bank building owned by banking entrepreneur Alexander Mitchell. It would later be demolished to make room for the Mitchell Building. The site was originally the home of Solomon Juneau, Milwau…

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