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Alexander C. Eschweiler

Alexander Chadbourne Eschweiler (August 10th, 1865 – June 12th, 1940) was an architect based in Milwaukee.

Eschweiler designed a number of Japonist pagoda style gas stations for the Wadham’s Oil and Grease Company of Milwaukee, but few survive today.

Milwaukee Buildings

Content referencing Alexander C. Eschweiler

Weise Building Gets Temporary Historic Designation

Weise Building Gets Temporary Historic Designation

Developers may save facades of century-old Eschweiler-designed building on Farwell.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Inches Forward

Approval depends on 20 well-hidden stained glass windows.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Michael Burmesch
NEWaukeean of the Week

Michael Burmesch

"Milwaukee residents have a true Midwestern warmth."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Lodge Could Become Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Lodge Could Become Hotel

Plan would build addition atop historic building, but will preservation advocates block it?

Friday Photos: Martin Building Adds Apartments to Third Ward
Friday Photos

Martin Building Adds Apartments to Third Ward

Four-story warehouse at 211 N. Broadway is being renovated on ward's main street.

House Confidential: The House That Song Lyrics Bought
House Confidential

The House That Song Lyrics Bought

The $1.6 million, Eschweiler-designed mansion is owned by Keith Mardek, owner of Hal Leonard Publishing, the world's leading sheet music publisher.

Plenty of Horne: New Apartments Planned for Third Ward
Plenty of Horne

New Apartments Planned for Third Ward

Building which once housed Northwestern Coffee Mills will be renovated to include 15 urban apartments and two retail spaces.

Mandel Group breaks ground on Echelon Apartments
Press Release

Mandel Group breaks ground on Echelon Apartments

Luxury Apartment Community at UWM Innovation Campus

Eyes on Milwaukee: Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards

From the new Pizza Man to Radio Milwaukee to Junior House Lofts, the winners span many styles and neighborhoods. Photo Galleries of every winning design.

FORWARD 2014: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now Returns to the Charles Allis Art Museum
Prospect Mansions Lecture By John Eastberg of the Pabst Mansion Thursday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.
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Prospect Mansions Lecture By John Eastberg of the Pabst Mansion Thursday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

The Charles Allis Art Museum is the perfect setting for a lecture on the history of the magnificent mansions that once populated Prospect Avenue.