• Highway 15 Tavern

    Front view of the Highway 15 Tavern (1938-1940) showing a man behind a window sign indicating Good Used Cars Bought & Sold. Other visible signage includes Miller High Life, Zecol Wax, and TEXACO. The…

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  • Cars at stoplight on Superior

    Gessert, Sherman

    This photograph shows the intersection of S Superior St and E Russell Ave. A marquee with the Schlitz logo hangs over the entrance to a building on the corner. At the time the photo was taken, it was…

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  • Dugout Tavern

    View from afar of the Dugout (c.1952-1956) bar showing ads for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and Coca-Cola. A billboard advertising Kessler Blended Whiskey and a small Cream City sign are attached to the adj…

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  • Druml's Tavern

    Angle view of Druml's (1957-1959) bar showing Pabst Blue Ribbon and Blatz beer signs. Originally the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company Saloon, the Queen Anne style brick building was an early example of…

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  • Miller High Life Spa tavern

    Wide shot of the brewery owned Miller High Life Spa (1938-1941) tavern. High Life and the trademark Girl in the Moon signage are visible. Surrounding businesses include physician Dr. Harvey, Harmony G…

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  • Blatz Hotel

    A tank truck turns the corner in front of 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 a sports bar on the…

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  • The Big Schooner Tavern and Waterfront Bar

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows two bars on N Water St. The bar on the left is the Big Schooner Tavern. It has signs in the windows advertising Blatz and Pabst Blue Ribbon. The building in the center of the pho…

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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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  • Blatz Hotel

    Weinholz, Harold

    The ornate 5 story Blatz Hotel building at the corner of Water and Wells featuring a mansard roof and corner tower. There is a sign for a sports bar on the first level. Blatz Hotel southwest corner of…

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  • Berninger Building

    Long shot of west side and front of cream city brick building with two entrances. Porch has box columns and balusters on upper porch. Hip roof with decorative gable and ocular window. Car parked on st…

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  • 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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  • Anton Kuolt Saloon

    Angled view of the building that once housed the Anton Kuolt Saloon (1876-1891). This tavern, situated across from the current Journal Communications Building, was designed by architect Charles Kircho…

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  • Sting tavern

    Sleezer, John

    Close up side view of The Sting (1980-1984) bar. A Newport Lights cigarettes billboard and two automobiles are visible in the background. It was later replaced by the Brass Key Restaurant & Lounge, wh…

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  • Al Howard's Tap

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    Front view of Al Howard's Tap (c.1949) tavern depicting construction on 7th and Wells Streets. A poster advertises a wrestling match: Gorgeous George vs. Walter Palmer at the Milwaukee Auditorium. Bla…

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  • Gold Coast Bar

    Angled view of the Gold Coast (1953-1967) tavern which was located in a Jacob Obermann Brewery owned saloon building built in 1884. Harper’s 700 Tap and Tim’s BARBQ House are also pictured, as well as…

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  • Looking North at Burleigh and 12th Before Construction

    Cars are parked along the side of the road. A garage stands on the east side of the road. A bar and houses stand at the far end of the T-intersection. This photo was taken sometime between 1960 and 19…

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  • 19th Century building on N Water

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a large, white brick building with a flat roof. The building is located on the north-west corner of the intersection of N Water St and E Juneau Ave. People are standing on the co…

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  • Sunnyside Hall tavern

    View of the Sunnyside Hall (1955-1984) bar and neighboring business Cummings Trucking. Signs advertising Schlitz, Blatz, and Pabst Blue Ribbon beer are visible. The historic Fred Schroeder Building wa…

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  • The End

    This photograph shows where N Port Washington Rd and N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr meet. There is a white brick building, with a large sign that reads "The End". The building used to serve as a tave…

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  • N 4th St, south of Michigan

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a row of brick buildings on N 4th St, south of W Michigan. The building on the corner has a Blatz sign over the door, indicating it is likely a tavern. Next door is the Green Bay…

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