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

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.

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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