Dec 13th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
It all began when this New Yorker named James Howard came here in the 1830s.
Nov 26th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Fratney and Bremen streets reflected tension between Germans and Irish and Poles.
Nov 15th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Meat packer and philanthropist Frederick Layton was so beloved he was honored twice.
Oct 17th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Emery Swan came here in 1837. Street he created changes names several times.
Oct 1st, 2018 by Carl Baehr
North Carolina native Elijah Estes settled in 1830s in area that became Bay View.
Sep 20th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Actually named after a Frenchman named Schleisinger, who founded Slinger.
Aug 29th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Where is it? How long is it? Short street created in 1929 would stump local trivia experts.
Aug 15th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Ethnic fights, ice harvesting, tub races, pigeon shooting and more.
Jul 24th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
First an Indian trail, then Janesville Plank Rd., then came a cemetery for 28 mayors.
Jul 11th, 2018 by Carl Baehr
The great street name purge of 1920s left in place the duplication of Washington names.
Jun 22nd, 2018 by Carl Baehr
Mitchell Park, Boulevard, airport, etc., all named after one family.
Mar 6th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
City’s only full-circle street near 58th and North has pie-shaped lots, oddly numbered addresses.