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Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Gimbels Department Store, 1925
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Gimbels Department Store, 1925

It was part of the largest department store in the nation, and soon, in the world.

Vantage Point: Gimbel’s Building
Vantage Point

Gimbel’s Building

The classic retailer is long gone, but the “ASQ Center” lives on.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Plankinton House Hotel, 1886
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Plankinton House Hotel, 1886

Milwaukee had become a boom town, where Adam Gimbel would relocate his dry goods business.