• 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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  • The Upholstrey Supply Co

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a series of commercial buildings along the west side of N 4th St, between W State St and W Highland Ave. Visible businesses include The Upholstery Supply Company, Weimer Welding…

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  • 737-747 N 6th St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    This photograph shows the buildings at 737-747 N 6th St. At left is Norm's Food Market. At right is Legion Bar and Grill. A man sits on the steps of the building in the middle. M. C. P. 1156F / 737-74…

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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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  • North on 7th, across W Kilbourn Ave before widening

    Schultz, F. W

    This photograph shows a view of N 7th St, looking north across W Kilbourn Ave, before Kilbourn was widened. The building in the foreground at right has "Tex's Bar" in the window, and a sign for Blatz…

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  • Vliet at 33rd St

    This photograph shows the intersection of W Vliet St and N 33rd St, looking east on W Vliet. There is a sign for a Texaco gas station at left. The building at middle right was Sonny's Bowl Inc. Tavern…

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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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  • 744-746 N 6th St

    Milwaukee Commercial Photographers, Inc

    This photograph was taken from behind a wood plank fence, and shows three buildings across the street. At far left is a two story clapboard building, with signs that read "Pink's Tap". In the middle i…

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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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  • Man doing handstand at W Galena and W Lisbon

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the intersection of W Lisbon Ave, W Galena St and N 20th St. A man is doing a handstand on the left side of the photo. The Stop and Go Inn tavern (2000 W Lisbon Ave) can be seen…

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  • One Gallon Joe tavern

    View from afar of the One Gallon Joe (1960-1964) bar, which was located within a former P.B. Best Brewery building, built in 1887. Pabst Blue Ribbon beer signs are affixed to the entrance. 8th & Natio…

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  • Mid-City Bar

    This photograph was taken near the intersection of N. 60th St. and W. North Ave. The Mid-City Bar can be seen in the right side of the photo. 6002 W. North Ave / 952

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  • W Wisconsin Ave, c. 1885

    Joseph Brown & Son

    This photograph was taken around 1885. It shows an area on W Wisconsin Ave, just west of the Milwaukee River. The Henry J Wehr Beer Hall, the Milwaukee Long Range Shooting Gallery, and Winckler's Ciga…

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  • 2200 block of South KK

    This photograph shows a mailman walking along the 2200 block of S Kinnickinnic Ave. Piles of snow sit up against the buildings. Visible businesses are, from left to right: Big Beer Barn Tavern (2211 S…

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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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  • 1034-1036 N 5th St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows an old brick building on N 5th St. The 1959 Milwaukee City directory lists the only tenant as George's Tap Tavern, with the rest of the units listed as "Vacant". The building app…

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  • East side of S 2nd St, north of W Mineral St

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows the east side of S 2nd St, north of W Mineral St. A row of commercial buildings can be seen, including a tavern advertising Blatz beer. Aug 59 / D 181 / Along E side of S 2nd St…

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  • State between 3rd and 4th

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows W State St between N 3rd and N 4th streets. Billboards adorn the roofs and sides of the buildings, including advertisements for Blatz and Schlitz beer. The brick building on the…

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  • Chick's restaurant on Wells

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows Chick's Chicken, which advertises "Delicious Chicken Dinners", and Pinky's Tap, which advertises Schlitz beer. The old, clapboard structure was torn down. The Wisconsin Center st…

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