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.
City StreetsOct 31st, 2015 by Carl Baehr
In 1895, neighbors wrestled over an issue: should the street be paved with asphalt or wooden blocks?
City StreetsOct 23rd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
And was named after the man who claimed he saved Vice-president Andrew Johnson.
City StreetsOct 15th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
That includes the impact of plutocrat Daniel Wells, Greta Garbo and an Irish/German riot.
City StreetsOct 8th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Three of the most tragic incidents in city history happened on Broadway.
City StreetsOct 2nd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
All the lake traffic got off at Clybourn and hotels and restaurants lined the street.
City StreetsSep 25th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
It's one of the original village streets dating back to 1835.
City StreetsSep 18th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
For much of the twentieth century, Wisconsin Avenue was the entertainment and retail center of the city.
City StreetsSep 10th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
That included the wealthiest man in Milwaukee history, richer than Bill Gates.
City StreetsSep 3rd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
It was once Detroit and Fowler Streets, and before that was under water.