• 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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  • Freeway construction at 3rd & Juneau

    Koshollek, George P

    This photograph shows construction of a freeway bridge near N 3rd and W Juneau. A crane is lifting up a metal beam to extend the length of the bridge. 3rd & Juneau / Freeway Construction / Finished Ph…

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  • Laying tracks on E Wisconsin

    Streetcar tracks being laid on E. Wisconsin Ave. on May 9, 1929. View looks east toward the intersection with N Milwaukee St, looking at the north side of E Wisconsin. The crane is operating directly…

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  • Lisbon Ave, looking northwest from North

    This photograph shows W Lisbon Ave, looking northwest from North Ave. Trolley tracks run down the middle of a dirt road, with a flag planted at center, and one to the right near a pile of rubble. A gr…

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  • Sprucing up storefronts on KK

    Koshollek, George P

    This photograph shows a series of buildings on South Kinnickinnic Ave. They are, from left to right, 2235 S Kinnickinnic Ave, 2231 S Kinnickinnic Ave, and 2227 S Kinnickinnic Ave. Work is being done t…

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  • Bridge building on 1st St

    This photograph shows a bridge being constructed on S 1st St, just south of W Lincoln Ave. A handful of men can be seen working on the bridge. Milwaukee Harbor. 1st Street So. Of Lincoln along KK Rive…

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  • Marquette Interchange construction

    Koshollek, George P

    This photograph shows construction work on a bridge of the Marquette Interchange. Construction workers and cement trucks can be seen. While the project was still in the planning and construction stage…

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  • Tracks on 7th, south of State

    This photograph shows streetcar tracks being installed on N 7th St (now known as N James Lovell St), south of State St. Construction equipment and some workers can be seen in the distance. Neg. 6853 S…

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  • Reconstruction of Grand Ave, 7

    More W Wisconsin Ave (then Grand Ave) street construction on April 18, 1913. This image looks west from N 3rd St. F. W. Woolworth Co. 5 and 10 Cent Store is on the left, and next door is the S. S. Kre…

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  • Laying concrete on King

    This photograph shows repaving work being done on N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr at W Locust St, looking south. ABC Lock and Key, at right, still exists today. 2624 / N 3rd St & W Locust St looking S o…

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  • Freeway construction near 13th St exit

    Wood, Rick

    This photograph shows freeway construction near the exit to 13th St. One whole side of the highway has been blocked to traffic, and construction equipment sits ready to be used. Streets - Freeways c.…

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  • Columbia Hospital addition construction October 16, 1950

    Brown and Rehbaum

    The frame for an addition to Columbia Hospital is pictured. Room for new departments such as a new nursery, pediatrics ward, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Arts and a 120 bed wing was added. Originally…

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  • St. Luke's Hospital, alterations and additions, April 1957

    A view of the alterations and additions to St. Luke's Hospital. All seven floors have been constructed and workers can be seen on scaffolding laying the brick facade on the second floor. The cross win…

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  • Track work on 7th and State

    This photograph shows work being done to N 7th St (now known as N James Lovell St), at the intersection of W State St. Streetcar tracks are being laid. WEIIS no 521 MCRHS / 7 + State Sept 8, 1913 / D…

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  • Street work on Wells

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers

    This photograph shows W Wells street, dug up. A man can be seen digging a small hole in the dirt. The Wisconsin Tower can be seen in the distance, at right. M. C. P. 1249F / South portion of Firestone…

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  • Ramp closed on I-43

    Sieu, Benny

    This photograph shows work being done at the entrance ramp to north I-43, near the Marquette Interchange. Construction equipment, traffic cones, and workers block the road. A large sign reads "Ramp Cl…

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  • Railroad construction on 27th

    This photo was taken from 3831 N 27th St. It shows construction work being done on some railroad tracks. A horse is to the left of the machine, a man can be seen operating the machine, and two men are…

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  • Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern

    Wide view of Angeline A. Hudaj's Tavern (c.1938) before demolition. A Moulin Rouge Café sign above the entrance advertises Lithia beer on tap while Pabst Blue Ribbon posters adorn the pillars. An sign…

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  • Trolley tracks on 27th, north of Clybourn

    This photo shows work being done on N 27th St, north of Clybourn Ave. A group of men are working around uncovered trolley tracks. A lone man is working to the left of the group. 27th St north from Cly…

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  • Street maintenance on freeway

    This photograph shows maintenance work being done on one of Milwaukee's freeways. The center lane is blocked off to drivers, and filled with trucks and construction equipment. A man in a hard hat can…

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