City StreetsJan 5th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Wealthy businessmen Stephen Clement and Eber Ward founded Bay View, named many streets.
City StreetsDec 15th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Louis Auer did all he could to promote more births by the “superior” races.
City StreetsDec 1st, 2016 by Carl Baehr
So does Aldrich St. But these were two wildly different transportation companies.
City StreetsNov 17th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Falling Heath? Fairy Chasm? Port Sunlight? A short history of town’s oddest names.
City StreetsNov 3rd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was never the center of anything, but named after man who devised the “straight cut.”
City StreetsOct 24th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And part of street, now named Glover, celebrates the freeing of famed fugitive slave.
City StreetsSep 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Some cities name their streets after states or even wines, but Cudahy took a meatier approach.
City StreetsSep 15th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And Gordon Park is named for his son.
City StreetsSep 2nd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Before Whitnall there was Christian Wahl, who helped create city’s parks system.
City StreetsAug 11th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was the northern border of city’s Polish community, which suffered horrible prejudice.
City StreetsJul 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Residents objected to East Side street name, but were defeated by a poem.
City StreetsJul 14th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
With a rich history, labor unrest and streetcar deaths, going back to 1865.