• Milwaukee 1910, vol. 1, sheet 023

    023 is part of volume 1 of 1910 atlas (Insurance maps of Milwaukee, Wisconsin). This atlas consists of 8 volumes: Vol. 1 (Title page, coverage map, index and pages 1-104) -- Vol. 2 (Title page, covera…

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  • E Wisconsin Ave looking east toward Lake Michigan

    E. Wisconsin Ave. (then Wisconsin St.) looking east toward Lake Michigan, which is visible in the distance. The Wells Building at present-day 324 E. Wisconsin Ave. is at left, and at the center of the…

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  • Wells Building west side

    A view of the west side of a large and highly ornate stone and brick commerical building. There are awnings on the first floor storefronts and pedestrians on the street. Window styles include 2 over 2…

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  • Wells Building upper floor columns

    The upper floors of a large brick and stone commercial building featuring Ionic columns, decorative window surrounds and carved ornaments covering the building. Wells building struck by lightning Mond…

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  • E Wisconsin Avenue looking west from Broadway

    Riemenschneider, August

    E. Wisconsin Ave., looking west from Broadway, likely 1920s or 1930s. From the center prominent buildings include: the Wells Building, the Pabst Building at the corner of N. Water; and the Gimbel's Bu…

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  • Wells Building with scaffolding

    A highrise building surrounded by scaffolding. There are men working on platforms suspended from the building's roof. There are a number of cars and pedestrians on the street. Repairing and addition o…

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  • Looking west on E Wisconsin about 1909

    E. Wisconsin Ave. (then Wisconsin St.) looking west toward the Milwaukee River. The Wells Building (built 1901) is the large building in the center. To the left, down the street is the 14-story Pabst…

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  • Wells Building upper floors

    The upper floors of a large commercial building. There are Ionic columns and lavish decorative elements on the building's corners and roof. A fire escape runs along the side of the building.

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  • Looking west down E Wisconsin

    Looking west down E. Wisconsin Ave., pprobably in the 1920s or 1930s. The Hotel Pfister at E. Wisconsin and Jefferson dominates the center of the photo; to its left rises the Wells Building and west o…

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  • E Wisconsin Ave at N Milwaukee St

    This photograph was taken at the intersection of N Milwaukee and E Wisconsin Ave, most likely some time in the early 1960s. There are American flags on the buildings. On the right is the Wells Buildin…

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  • Wells Building with carriages and streetcar

    A large commercial building with horse drawn carriages and a streetcar on the street. The first floor has large awnings. The upper floors are covered with ornate Beaux Arts style architectural element…

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  • Pedestrians walking past T A Chapman Co

    Looking west down E. Wisconsin Ave. toward the river. T.A. Chapman Co. on left, the Pabst Building is visible in the background, and the Wells building is on the right. E. Wisconsin ave (lking west)

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  • Wells building revamp

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph, dated from late 1958 or early 1959, was taken from near N Water Street, looking east along East Wisconsin Ave. The building at center with the scaffolding is the Wells Building, locat…

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  • Wells Building east side

    A view of the east side of a large and highly ornate stone and brick commerical building. There are awnings on the first floor storefronts and horse drawn carriages on the street. Window styles includ…

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  • Wells Building close up

    A close view of the carved ornaments on the roof and exterior of this large stone and brick commercial building. Carved bear heads and oculus windows surround the building. Wells Building

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  • Camp, Free Press, and Wells buildings

    This photograph shows three majour buildings that were on E Wisconsin Ave. From left to right they are the Camp (or Abner Kirby) building, the Free Press Building, and the Wells Building. People and h…

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