City StreetsFeb 11th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
The Gas Works that began lighting the city in 1852 nearly caught fire in epic 1892 conflagration.
City StreetsFeb 4th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
A mile-long underground railway was planned in 1890s.
City StreetsJan 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Its name was changed in 1870s but many still used the old name for decades.
City StreetsJan 22nd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Short street had city’s only lynching and only one of an African American in state history.
City StreetsJan 14th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was named to commemorate the old Irish neighborhood obliterated by a freeway.
City StreetsJan 8th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And a dispute involving the streetcar, which ultimately won the day.
City StreetsDec 17th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Solomon Juneau was a Democrat and named many streets after members of his party.
City StreetsDec 11th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
It was also Johnson St. and Prairie St. before its name changed.
City StreetsDec 3rd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Not to mention delinquent boys. Yet it was named after a famed judge.
City StreetsNov 19th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Built on a marsh, it became a magnet for immigrants.
City StreetsNov 12th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
The highest point between lake and river was where wealthiest people settled.
City StreetsNov 5th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Park East Freeway would have run to lakefront, eliminating both streets.