Feb 16th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
His greed led to the horrible Newhall House fire. Yet a street still bears his name.
Feb 2nd, 2017 by Carl Baehr
The lasting legacy of toy importer and German immigrant Adolph Meinecke.
Jan 24th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Killing and injuring many in the 19th century. Then the streetcar arrived.
Jan 5th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Wealthy businessmen Stephen Clement and Eber Ward founded Bay View, named many streets.
Dec 15th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Louis Auer did all he could to promote more births by the “superior” races.
Dec 1st, 2016 by Carl Baehr
So does Aldrich St. But these were two wildly different transportation companies.
Nov 17th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Falling Heath? Fairy Chasm? Port Sunlight? A short history of town’s oddest names.
Nov 3rd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was never the center of anything, but named after man who devised the “straight cut.”
Oct 24th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And part of street, now named Glover, celebrates the freeing of famed fugitive slave.
Sep 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Some cities name their streets after states or even wines, but Cudahy took a meatier approach.
Sep 15th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And Gordon Park is named for his son.
Sep 2nd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Before Whitnall there was Christian Wahl, who helped create city’s parks system.