Sep 7th, 2021 by Carl Baehr
Over 180 years, rising from pig-filled mud-hole to Courthouse Square to a recreational hub of East Town.
May 25th, 2021 by Carl Baehr
The street gets its name from an early Milwaukee family, with ties to the founding of the parks system.
Nov 17th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
All on the East Side. Four from Sir Walter Scott novels and a couple Harvard connections.
Oct 20th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Two streets, two Milwaukee pioneers and a downtown square with a curious history.
Sep 16th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Why a street evoking English china? Why were sidewalks behind the houses?
Aug 22nd, 2020 by Carl Baehr
The plank road went beyond Lisbon to the Town of Merton, yet wasn’t named for it.
Jul 21st, 2020 by Carl Baehr
The South Side has six consecutive streets named after presidents, all but one Republican.
Jun 15th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Ran lumber companies, named Bay View streets, owned Lion House on N. Franklin Place.
May 11th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Since 2005, honorary signs for James Cameron, Don Sykes, Mae Elizabeth Dey, many others.
Apr 14th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
You may recognize them by the brown signs. That is, if you can access the road.
Mar 17th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Many of these Milwaukee streets were named after men who emigrated from Ireland.
Feb 20th, 2020 by Carl Baehr
Edward Dwight Holton: teetotaler, abolitionist, storekeeper, bank president and public servant.