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.
Feb 16th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
His greed led to the horrible Newhall House fire. Yet a street still bears his name.
Feb 2nd, 2017 by Carl Baehr
The lasting legacy of toy importer and German immigrant Adolph Meinecke.
Jan 24th, 2017 by Carl Baehr
Killing and injuring many in the 19th century. Then the streetcar arrived.