Building Info

333 E. Chicago St. and 325 E. Chicago St.
  • Address:
    333 E. Chicago St.
  • Taxkey:
  • Architect:
    Robert Messmer & Son
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    $3,634,000 (2014)
  • Year Built:
  • Size:
    43,200 sq-ft

333 E. Chicago St. is an office building in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The building serves as the headquarters for Eppstein Uhen Architects. The first floor of the building is home to Bella Caffe (189 N. Milwaukee St.).

Eppstein purchased the building in 1998 for around $400,000.

From the Historic Third Ward Assocation

“In 1900, the architectural firm of Robert Messmer & Son designed a building for the A.W. Rich Shoe Company, famous  for the “wigwam” slipper. Shoe manufacturing continued there until 1942. Between 1943 and 1962 two other  manufacturers, including the Jack Winter Co., occupied the building. Hy Zeiger Co., wholesalers, bought the building in 1963 for warehousing and distributing promotional merchandise. The company remained at this location until February of 1998, when Eppstein Uhen Architects purchased the building. They undertook a major renovation that was dedicated to maintaining the building’s historical details while incorporating modern amenities. The building serves as the firm’s corporate headquarters.”

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IDDateTypeDescription
PWOP-17-003782017/04/08Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-17-000812017/01/31Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWRS-16-003702016/12/22Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PWEU-16-028642016/12/21Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
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