City StreetsFeb 16th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
His greed led to the horrible Newhall House fire. Yet a street still bears his name.
City StreetsFeb 2nd, 2017 by Carl Baehr
The lasting legacy of toy importer and German immigrant Adolph Meinecke.
City StreetsJan 24th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Killing and injuring many in the 19th century. Then the streetcar arrived.
City StreetsJan 5th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Wealthy businessmen Stephen Clement and Eber Ward founded Bay View, named many streets.
House ConfidentialJan 4th, 2017 by Michael Horne
Readers' favorites? Stories about mansions, rich people, sports stars, politicians.
Bar ExamJan 3rd, 2017 by Michael Horne
Building began as bar in 1895 and much is still original in popular Riverwest bar.
City StreetsDec 15th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Louis Auer did all he could to promote more births by the “superior” races.
Dec 12th, 2016 by Tula A. Connell
How race baiting was used against Mayor Zeidler in 1956 campaign. Excerpt from new book.
City StreetsDec 1st, 2016 by Carl Baehr
So does Aldrich St. But these were two wildly different transportation companies.
Nov 29th, 2016 by Jack Mitchell
In 1917 Wisconsin Public Radio began, becoming a model for NPR, others. Excerpt from a book.
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.”