• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Miller Brewery Saloon

    Front view of the historic Miller Brewing Co. Bar (c. 1904) building with original corbelled cornice. Example of a brewery owned tavern built by John Shramka and designed by architect Wolff and Evans…

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  • Ida and Elmer's Tavern

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows Ida and Elmer's Tavern, which was located on the corner of N Water and E State Sts. A sign on the side of the building advertises Blatz beer. The buildings in this section were t…

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  • I. Miller Real Estate

    Hunter, Henry H

    This photograph shows a row of buildings along N Water St. A sign over the door on the building in the very left reads "I. Miller Real Estate", although the Milwaukee City Directory lists it as "Lena…

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  • Blatz Hotel

    A policeman directs traffic at the intersection of Water and Wells. Behind him, the elaborate 5 story building of the Blatz Hotel,featuring a mansard roof and corner tower. There is a sign for a sport…

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  • Mason St, looking west from Broadway

    This photograph shows E Mason St, looking west from N Broadway. Visible businesses include the Adam Roth Saloon (98-100 Mason St), Franz Falk Brewing (435 E Water St) and J. C. Iversen & Company, (435…

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  • N. Water in the 1880s

    J. C. Iversen and Company

    This photograph shows a portion of N Water St, the block between Wisconsin and Mason Sts. Waldheim's furniture is the ornate building on the left. Visible businesses include Waldheim's Furniture (407-…

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  • 545-547 N. Water St

    This photograph shows the building that was located at the corner of N Water and E Michigan streets. When the photo was taken, two businesses were there: Patty's Tavern (545 N Water St) and Schwaab St…

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  • Pabst Brewery Saloon side exterior

    Side exterior view of historical Pabst Brewing Co. Saloon & Boarding (1904-1915). Pabst plaque visible on the southeast corner of the neoclassical style brick building. Awning pictured advertises M&M…

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  • Pabst Brewery Saloon front exterior

    Front exterior view of historical Pabst Brewing Co. Saloon & Boarding (1904-1915). Neoclassical style brick building designed by Charles F. Peters. Pabst plaque visible on the southeast corner of the…

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  • Traffic waiting for bridge

    Riemenschneider, August

    This photograph shows traffic backup on N Water St from E Erie St. The traffic was backed up because the bridge was open to allow a ship passage. A tavern can be seen on the right side of the photo. T…

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