• Plankinton Arcade view of construction November 15

    Brown & Rehbaum

    Elevated view of two story, Chicago Commercial Style building looking southeast. W. Wisconsin Ave to the left, N. 4th St to right. Construction of additional floors featured. Street railroad, automobi…

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  • Sovereign Apartments Construction 18 February 1930

    Brown & Rehbaum

    Looking west from N 18th Street into the service driveway behind the Sovereign. Cars, building materials, and snow piles line the street. A chute for building material waste is attached to the rear wa…

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  • St. James Episcopal Church Steeple Repair

    Koshollek, George P

    Bird's eye view of St. James Episcopal Church steeple repair in June of 1980. Two workers on harnesses. Also in view: neighboring building and parking lot to east of church, parked cars on street, and…

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  • YMCA building in 1959

    Milwaukee Journal Photo

    This photograph shows the south side of the 800 block of W Wisconsin Ave in 1959. The 5 year-old (at that time) YMCA building looms over the other, much older buildings on the street. Those buildings…

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  • Wisconsin Tower Building southeast corner

    Twenty-two story Art Deco style high-rise building with a large steel tower on top. The first story and main entrance are polished granite or marble. The upper stories have Art Deco style setbacks. Wi…

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  • Hotel Belmont on Wells

    This photograph shows W Wells between 3rd and 4th St. At right is the Belmont Hotel, built in 1926. It was razed in 1996 to make way for the Wisconsin Center. Streets - W Wells St Between 4 + 3rd

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  • Foot traffic on W Wisconsin Ave

    Gessert, Sherman

    This photo shows people walking past businesses on W Wisconsin Ave. There are signs for the Grand Ave Pub and Steins Loans and Jewelry. 700 blk W Wis. Ave / Sherman Gessert Fotosetter 1986 Apr 28 PM 3…

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  • Wisconsin Ave illustrated postcard, 1

    An undated illustration, perhaps a postcard, captioned "View from Pabst Building looking west" up W Wisconsin Ave. The circular insert shows the "Public Library and Museum" - today's Central Library.…

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  • Old building on W Wisconsin Ave and N 3rd St

    A. J. Breitwish & Sons

    The northeast corner of W Wisconsin Ave (then Grand Ave) and N 3rd St, this view taken before 1923. This corner was later occupied by the Straus Building. Businesses in the building include Union Dent…

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  • N. Hawley and W. Wisconsin

    This photograph shows N Hawley Rd at W Wisconsin Ave, sometime around 1960. There is a Shell gas station on the right. Trees line both sides of the street. 6150 / N. Hawley Rd. and W. Wisconsin Ave. c…

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  • Loan and Trust Building three quarter late view

    Hunter, Henry H

    View of seven story stone building with pairs of one over one windows. Windows on top floor are boarded up, and there is construction equipment on ground level. There is a "For sale" sign on second fl…

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  • Strand Theater

    Hunter, Henry

    Strand Theater exterior. Front façade advertises Norma Shearer and Clark Gable in "Strange Interludes". Large lights visible. Demolished in 1978. Strand Theater.

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  • 2114 W Wisconsin Ave

    2114 W Wisconsin Ave in possibly late 19th or early 20th century. The sign next to the two men in the window says "Old Lumber, Bricks & Doors for Sale". 233 / 2114 W Wisconsin Ave / Milwaukee 1900- cc…

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  • Millers Smart Apparel store under construction on Wisconsin Ave.

    Camera Institute

    Millers Smart Apparel under construction. NW corner of 2nd St. and Wisconsin Ave. looking west. Brick wall on 2 sides, lumber piled on site. Bus, streetcar, and cars seen on street. 14 story Majestic…

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  • Wisconsin Club Tower seen through trees

    View of top 3 stories of 5 story square, mansard-roof tower. Portion of the old, original Alexander Mitchell home visible to right of tower with beautiful bay windows, mansard roof, and top floor wind…

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  • Wisconsin Club Gazebo

    Original carved, wooden gazebo seen here in exquisite, color detail with frosted, glass windows. Installed in 1884 on Alexander Mitchell property. Gazebo entrance visible on right side of the structur…

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  • W Wisconsin Ave, during reconstruction

    Milwaukee Journal Photo

    A woman steps over a long trench on W Wisconsin Street. This photo was taken during the reconstruction project of 1951. There are barriers all over the road, and a large piece of construction equipmen…

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  • 1024 W Wisconsin Ave

    Wudtke, Herman A

    This photograph shows a multi-story home that was on W Wisconsin Ave. It was once owned by the First Methodist Church, which was next door. The north-south freeway runs where this house once stood. Ap…

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  • Plankinton Arcade completed addition

    Brown & Renbaum Service Commerical Photographs

    Elevated view of completed top floors of building looking southeast. W. Wisconsin Ave to the left, N. 4th St to right. Automobiles and pedestrians seen at street level. S.M.Siesel Co. Engineering - Co…

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  • Man riding decorated Harley

    A man rides a decorated Harley during Harley's 90th anniversary "Ride Home" to Milwaukee event.

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