Building Info

Railway Exchange Building.
  • Address:
    229 E. Wisconsin Ave.
  • Architectural Style:
    Commercial Style
  • Status:

Originally referred to as the Herman Building.

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Content referencing Railway Exchange Building

Visual Art: Downtown’s New Voting Rights Mural
Visual Art

Downtown’s New Voting Rights Mural

Shepard Fairey completes 7,400-square-foot mural on Colby Abbot Building.

Visual Art: Shepard Fairey Mural Going Up Downtown
Visual Art

Shepard Fairey Mural Going Up Downtown

Artist known for Obama 'Hope' image will create voting rights mural on downtown building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Commission Adopts Mural Guidelines
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Commission Adopts Mural Guidelines

Guidelines would prohibit murals on historic buildings on all but the least seen sides.

Billboard Campaign Aimed At Swing State Voters

Billboard Campaign Aimed At Swing State Voters

Art pieces are already going up in Milwaukee aimed at turning out voters against Trump.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Massive Voting Rights Mural Planned for Downtown Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Massive Voting Rights Mural Planned for Downtown Building

Shepard Fairey, designer of iconic Obama Hope image, will bring his work to Milwaukee in time for DNC.

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: Wisconsin and Broadway, 1867
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Wisconsin and Broadway, 1867

The well-dressed people in the photo had to stand rigidly in place, so the photo wouldn't be ruined.

Citation

Urban Spelunking: Railway Exchange Building

Walker’s Budget Reduces Historic Tax Credits

Walker’s Budget Reduces Historic Tax Credits

Tighter guidelines for credits and less total funding could hurt development in Milwaukee.

Plats and Parcels: Huge Growth for Brady and Water
Plats and Parcels

Huge Growth for Brady and Water

Three different developments will add 740 apartments and tremendous urban density to the area.

Vantage Point: From The Railway Exchange Building
Vantage Point

From The Railway Exchange Building

Built in 1901, the classic, 12-story building is well-situated for great views of Downtown and the old and new city.

Plenty of Horne: Conference Touts Historic Preservation
Plenty of Horne

Conference Touts Historic Preservation

Conference at We Energies offers experts touting the huge environmental payoff for historic reuse of buildings.

“Cream of Cream City” to be recognized at historic preservation awards ceremony
Press Release

“Cream of Cream City” to be recognized at historic preservation awards ceremony

Annual preservation honors event to be held at Best Place at the Pabst

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Commission Row 1910
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Commission Row 1910

Our new column will capture scenes of the old city, like this bustling strip of wholesale grocers.

Friday Photos: Labor Day Edition
Friday Photos

Labor Day Edition

Two historic buildings are completely covered as their facades are restored.

CRE Guide: Take 5 – Patti Keating Kahn
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CRE Guide: Take 5 – Patti Keating Kahn