Feb 19th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Who is it really named after? And why the statue of a Scottish poet in a German city?
Feb 11th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
The Gas Works that began lighting the city in 1852 nearly caught fire in epic 1892 conflagration.
Feb 4th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
A mile-long underground railway was planned in 1890s.
Jan 29th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Its name was changed in 1870s but many still used the old name for decades.
Jan 22nd, 2016 by Carl Baehr
Short street had city’s only lynching and only one of an African American in state history.
Jan 14th, 2016 by Carl Baehr
It was named to commemorate the old Irish neighborhood obliterated by a freeway.
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.