Jan 8th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
And a dispute involving the streetcar, which ultimately won the day.
Dec 17th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Solomon Juneau was a Democrat and named many streets after members of his party.
Dec 11th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
It was also Johnson St. and Prairie St. before its name changed.
Dec 3rd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Not to mention delinquent boys. Yet it was named after a famed judge.
Nov 19th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Built on a marsh, it became a magnet for immigrants.
Nov 12th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
The highest point between lake and river was where wealthiest people settled.
Nov 5th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Park East Freeway would have run to lakefront, eliminating both streets.
Oct 31st, 2015 by Carl Baehr
In 1895, neighbors wrestled over an issue: should the street be paved with asphalt or wooden blocks?
Oct 23rd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
And was named after the man who claimed he saved Vice-president Andrew Johnson.
Oct 15th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
That includes the impact of plutocrat Daniel Wells, Greta Garbo and an Irish/German riot.
Oct 8th, 2015 by Carl Baehr
Three of the most tragic incidents in city history happened on Broadway.
Oct 2nd, 2015 by Carl Baehr
All the lake traffic got off at Clybourn and hotels and restaurants lined the street.