Personnel File

Henry C. Koch

Milwaukee architect (March 20, 1841 – May 19, 1910). Born in Hannover, Germany.

Milwaukee buildings

Content referencing Henry C. Koch

City People: Harold Lewis, the Pfister Ambassador
City People

Harold Lewis, the Pfister Ambassador

He's met countless celebrities, and now has become a little famous himself.

Friday Photos: Bronzeville Rising
Friday Photos

Bronzeville Rising

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum.

Bar Exam: Little Whiskey Bar Has Lots of It
Bar Exam

Little Whiskey Bar Has Lots of It

Whiskey, that is. Venerable South Side bar is attached to 1870 mansion.

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.

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

Inside the Wells Building

Step inside the 15-story high-rise, which was the largest terra cotta building in the world when built in 1901.

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

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.