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.
Aug 11th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was the northern border of city’s Polish community, which suffered horrible prejudice.
Jul 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Residents objected to East Side street name, but were defeated by a poem.
Jul 14th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
With a rich history, labor unrest and streetcar deaths, going back to 1865.