Jul 14th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
And how the arrest of a Riverwest business owner ended the practice.
Jun 11th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
In 1922, genius innovator Leslie Claybourn built a unique factory on Humboldt and Keefe.
Apr 29th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
A bridge with arches larger and longer than any in America but an avenue 75 miles shorter than first planned.
Mar 9th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
Fur trader Solomon Juneau arrived here in 1818 and saw the potential of Milwaukee.
Feb 9th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
How Harry Soref built a company that produced 80,000 padlocks per day.
Jan 6th, 2020 by Carl Swanson
Once among nation’s top 5 candy producers, with 16 companies and the fabled Giant Bar.
Nov 30th, 2019 by Carl Swanson
Two were run by breweries on the Milwaukee River. Fragments of them still can be found.
Oct 31st, 2019 by Carl Swanson
In 1922, the secret Order of Owls built a beautiful nest that still stands.
Oct 3rd, 2019 by Carl Swanson
Unlike its two sisters ships, the Milwaukee Clipper still survives. You can even tour it.
Sep 13th, 2019 by Carl Swanson
It was all because of the picture-postcard 1927 Capitol Drive Bridge.
Aug 20th, 2019 by Carl Swanson
For 33 years, the North Point Lighthouse was operated by an extraordinary woman
Jul 29th, 2019 by Carl Swanson
For 60 years streetcars rattled across the 2,085-foot-long bridge, 90 feet above the Menomonee River Valley.