Building Info

Milwaukee County Historical Society building wrapped for safety. Photo by Carl Baehr.
  • Address:
    910 N. Old World Third St.
  • Taxkey:
    3610557100
  • Architect:
    Kirchhoff & Rose
  • Architectural Style:
    French Renaissance
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    Tax-Exempt
  • Year Built:

Downtown building that is home to the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Was formerly home to the Second Ward Savings Bank.

Building opened to the public on February 3rd, 1913. Records indicate that the building cost $400,000 to build.

It was donated to Milwaukee County in 1965.

Cornice repairs are ongoing as of 2015. Prior to that that the building was restored and was used as a filming location for the film Public Enemies.

The building was designed by the firm of Kirchhoff & Rose. It replaced a previous Second Ward Savings Bank building at the site.

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Activity

IDDateTypeDescription
PWOP-19-014342019/08/07Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWMH-18-003352018/09/11Permit
Meter Hood Requests
ELEC-18-049042018/07/25Permit
Electrical Permit.
PWOP-18-010112018/07/14Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-002792018/03/18Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-002612018/03/15Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-18-002472018/03/15Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
TANK-17-001532017/12/22Permit
Tank Permit.
PWOP-17-013422017/09/23Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWEN-17-002652017/07/07Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
ELEC-FA-17-000622017/03/10Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
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Content referencing Milwaukee County Historical Society Building

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Honors Historic Preservation Leaders
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Honors Historic Preservation Leaders

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Historical Society could get cash first pitched for Marcus Center
Citation

Historical Society could get cash first pitched for Marcus Center

Building data on this page, including assessment information, was last updated on April 28, 2019

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