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Edward Townsend Mix

Edward Townsend Mix (5/13/1831 – 9/2/1890), was a Milwauke-based architect.

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel

Controversial hotel project on Van Buren St. takes big step.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Mackie Flats
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Mackie Flats

See how Jeffers and Continuum gave new life to a Milwaukee icon.

House Confidential: Row House An Architectural Treasure
House Confidential

Row House An Architectural Treasure

1891 Friedmann Row is now condos, one owned by ex-judge James Gramling.

Bar Exam: The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?
Bar Exam

The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?

Best Place at the Pabst is one of the most enchanting saloons in the nation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Views of Masonic Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Views of Masonic Hotel

See the rooftop beer garden and how the new tower connects to the building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Masonic Hotel Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Masonic Hotel Moves Forward

14-story tower would be built atop historic three-story building. Will it be opposed?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Most Schizophrenic Developer?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Most Schizophrenic Developer?

Joshua Jeffers is spending millions to redevelop the Mackie Building and famed Grain Exchange.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 11 Doors Open Milwaukee Sites for Insiders
Eyes on Milwaukee

11 Doors Open Milwaukee Sites for Insiders

A guide for regulars to branch out beyond Downtown.

Milwaukee Art Museum announces new museum library at historic Judge Jason Downer mansion
Press Release

Milwaukee Art Museum announces new museum library at historic Judge Jason Downer mansion

The three-story Judge Jason Downer mansion was designed by architect Edward Townsend Mix and built in 1874.

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: How to Renovate a Masterpiece
Friday Photos

How to Renovate a Masterpiece

New owners spending millions to redo 1879 Mackie Building. Our photos tell the tale.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Pfister Hotel, About 1910
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Pfister Hotel, About 1910

Pfister and Milwaukee Club buildings still survive. Both have famous designers.

Plenty of Horne: City Birthday Party All About Dining
Plenty of Horne

City Birthday Party All About Dining

Politicians and candidate hopefuls mix with winners of dining awards.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Inside the Grain Exchange, 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Inside the Grain Exchange, 1880

The trading room was one of the "most lavishly decorated" public spaces in the region.

House Confidential: David Barnett Gallery
House Confidential

David Barnett Gallery

The gallery is housed in a historic 1875 Edward Townsend Mix mansion

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Building, 1880s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Building, 1880s

Touted as the "finest in the country," the exposition hall on 5th and Kilbourn held a wide range of events.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: City Hall, 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

City Hall, 1880

The remodeled market hall became City Hall in 1861, but the Milwaukee Sentinel derided the result.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Water Street in 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Water Street in 1880

Looking south from Wisconsin, this was a prime business district dominated by Victorian buildings from the 1850s.

Plenty of Horne: The Mackie Building’s Major Renovation
Plenty of Horne

The Mackie Building’s Major Renovation

135-year-old building will be beautified and renovated to create 26 apartments, and a proposal for a modernistic "Mackie Building South" could connect to it.

Plenty of Horne: In Defense of Historic Tax Credits
Plenty of Horne

In Defense of Historic Tax Credits

National Trust for Historic Preservation's leader comes to town, where her speech to a crowd filled with notables dramatized the need for state to maintain the current credits.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Mitchell Building, Around 1880
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Mitchell Building, Around 1880

The headquarters for what became the Marine Bank, built by Alexander Mitchell, survives today almost exactly as originally built.

Best of Doors Open: Inside the Mackie Building
Best of Doors Open

Inside the Mackie Building

Our photos take you inside the 1879 structure, the former Grain Exchange, and one of the city's most historic and beautiful buildings.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Soldiers Home Fair, 1865
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Soldiers Home Fair, 1865

Milwaukee joined a national movement to care for Civil War veterans, and this event helped raise money for the cause.

Taverns: Swingin’ Door a Downtown Classic
Taverns

Swingin’ Door a Downtown Classic

Its history goes back to 1879, when it was the Western Union telegraph office.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Interior of Academy of Music, 1876
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Interior of Academy of Music, 1876

Advertised as the best opera house west of New York, it was indeed an elegant hall.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Saengerfest and City Hall, 1868
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Saengerfest and City Hall, 1868

The earlier City Hall was a converted market hall, here decorated for an annual German music festival.

Best of Doors Open: Three Beautiful Churches
Best of Doors Open

Three Beautiful Churches

This year's tour is sold out, but these beautiful churches by Edward Townsend Mix are still worth a visit

Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building
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Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building

Today, the grand structure continues to dominate the landscape, but is in dire need of repair.

The Roundup: Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year
The Roundup

Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year

Two other Mayoral candidates eligible soon