Building Info

  • Address:
    910 N. Old World Third St.
  • Taxkey:
  • Architect:
    Kirchhoff & Rose
  • Architectural Style:
    French Renaissance
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    Tax-Exempt
  • Year Built:

Downtown building that is home to the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Was formerly home to the Second Ward Savings Bank.

Building opened to the public on February 3rd, 1913. Records indicate that the building cost $400,000 to build.

It was donated to Milwaukee County in 1965.

Cornice repairs are ongoing as of 2015. Prior to that that the building was restored and was used as a filming location for the film Public Enemies.

The building was designed by the firm of Kirchhoff & Rose. It replaced a previous Second Ward Savings Bank building at the site.

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Activity

IDDateTypeDescription
ELEC-FA-17-000622017/03/10Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
120089312016/03/24Violation
FIRE PREVENTION
~~Provide maintenance of required fire-rated const
~~Provide approved fire door assembly
~~Obtain occupancy certificate
11635012015/11/24Permit
Occupancy
116454312015/08/15Violation
FIRE PREVENTION
~~Mount fire extinguishers properly
~~Service fire extinguisher(s)
11382902015/03/07Permit
Plumbing-Alteration
112934512015/01/28Violation
108356712014/04/25Violation
FIRE PREVENTION
      Service fire extinguisher(s)
      Discontinue the use of illegal extension cords
      Test monitored fire alarm system annually
      Test emergency lighting system and keep report
      Maintain fire safety and/or evacuation plan
IDDateDescriptionType

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