Landmarks and Buildings Collection

Title: Landmarks/Buildings Collection

Call Number: Mss-1887

Bulk: 3.3 cu. ft.

Location: LM, Sh. 038-040

Abstract: The collection contains materials relating to landmarks and buildings in Milwaukee County.  Some material relates to the Madison area and Wisconsin.  The materials are organized by specific landmark or building, historic district or miscellaneous materials.

See Also:

Ernst Kronshage Collection, Mss-2166

Mary Ellen Young, Mss-2255

Administrative Info: The collection was processed by Nicolas L. Neylon in July 1992.  It was revised by Janet Geronime in November 1994, by Steve Daily in 1996 and 1997, by Mary Ann Dyer in 1997, by Kevin Abing in February 2000 and 2001, and by Amanda Wynne in June 2009.

Landmark/Building Box # Folder #
A.O. Smith Research Building 1 A
Abel-Decker Row House, 408-410 S 3rd St 1 A
Abbot Row 1 A
All Saints’ Episcopal Cathedral 1 A
Allen-Bradley Building 1 A
Allis-Chalmers Clubhouse (SueShar’s) 1 A
Amador-Almeda Apartments 1 A1
Ambassador Hotel 1 A
Amtrak Station/Intermodel 1 A
Angus Smith Home 1 A
Annason Apartments 1 A
Astor On The Lake 1 A
Astor St. Row Houses, 1225-1231 N. Astor St. 1 A
Athenaeum 1 A
Atlas Apartments 211 W. North Ave. 1 A
Bank of Milwaukee Building 1 B1
Bank One Plaza 1 B
Baumann-Chase, House, 421 N Pinecrest 1 B
Baumbach Building 1 B
Bay View Library 1 B
Bay View Terrace 1 B
Bertelson Building 1 B
Blatz Brewery 1 B3
Blatz Hotel 1 B
Blatz, The (Apartments) 1 B2
Blatz, Val, House 1 B
Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Catholic Church 1 B4
Bluemel’s Florist and Garden Service 1 B
Bogk, Frederick C., House 1 B
Borchert Field 1 B
Boston Lofts (Boston Store Building) 1 B
Bradley Center 1 B5
Brandt House 1 B6
Bresler, F. H., Building, 729 N. Milwaukee St. 1 B
Bruce, William George, House, 1201 S 2nd Street 1 B7
Brumder, George, House 1 B
Buemming ,Herman W., House 1 B
Button, Henry Harrison, House/David Barnett Gallery, 1024 E. State St. 1 B
Carpenter, Matthew H. House 1 C
Cawker Building 108 W. Wells 1 C1
Centre Theater Building 1 C
Century Hall 1 C
Chalet at the River 1 C2
Chapman, T. A., House 1 C3
Chapman’s Dept. Store 1 C4
Charles Allis Art Library 1 C
Chicago & North Western Railroad Depot 1 C
Chief Lippert Fire Station 1 C
Clement Zablocki Veterans Administration Center 1 C5
Coast Guard Station 1 C6
Colby-Abbot Building 320 E. Mason St. 1 C7
Commerce Building 1 C
Council House 1 C
Couture 1 C10
Crane House 1 C
Cream City Brick Buildings 1 C
Cross Keys Hotel, N. Water & E. Detroit 1 C
Cudahy Tower Apartments 1 C9
Cudahy, The 1 C8
Day, Dr. Fisk Holbrook, House / Austin – Day 1 D1
Desmond-Farnham-Hustis House 1 D
Diederichs, Edward,/ Lion House 1 D2
Dixon, Luther, House, 1321 N. Prospect Ave. 1 D
Downer, Jason, House 1 D
Eagles Ballroom 1 E1
East Wells (Oneida Street) Power Plant 1 E2
Edith S. Hefter Conference Center 1 E
Egyptian Theater 1 E3
Eighth Street Middle School 1 E
Emanuel Philipp Elementary 1 E
Empire Building 1 E
Englemann Hall 1 E4
Ernest Flagg Stone Masonry Houses of Milwaukee 1 E
Eschweiler Designed Buildings
-1202 S. Layton Blvd.
-County Grounds
1 E5
Fairy Chasm 1 F
Federal Building 1 F
Field, Samuel/Kuehn, Louis House 1 F1
Fine Arts Building (100 block, E. Wells) 1 F
Fireboat Station 1 F
First Church of Christ Scientist (1036 No. Van Buren) 1 F
First Church of Christ Scientist (1451 No. Prospect) 1 F
First Unitarian Church 1 F
First Wisconsin Center 1 F2
Fitzgerald, Robert P., House 1 F
Ford Motor Company Milwaukee Branch 1 F
Forest Home Cemetery & Chapel 1 F
Foth, Christian, House 1 F
Fourth Street School 1 F3
Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building 1 F
Frontier Airlines Center, 400 W Wisconsin Ave 1 F
Furlong House, 904 E. Mason St. 1 F
German-English Academy 1 G
Germania Building 1 G1
Gimbel’s 1 G2
Gipfel Union Brewery 1 G
Globe, The – 2028 E. North Ave. 1 G
Goldberg, Benjamin Murray, House 1 G
Goldsmith Building 425 E. Wisconsin Ave. 1 G
Goodrich, William O., House 1 G3
Graham Row 1 G
Graham-Sternemann House 1 G
Grider, Daniel Webster, House 1 G
Grain Exchange, 741 N. Milwaukee 1 G
Grand Cinemas 1 G
Grant Park Clubhouse 1 G
Greenfield Cream City Brick, 1847-1896 1 G
Grohmann Museum 1 G
Groppi Store, 1441 E Russell 1 G
Hankwitz House (2572 Kinnickinnic Ave.) 1 H
Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Factory Building 1 H
Harley-Davidson Museum 1 H1
Harnischfeger, Henry, House 3424 W. Wisconsin 1 H2
Hart, Thomas B., House 1 H
Hathaway-Brumder House 2105 E. Lafayette Place 1 H
Haunted Sites 1 H3
Henni Hall 1 H
Henry M. Thompson Home 1 H
Henry S. Reuss Federal Plaza 1 H4
Holler House, 2042 W Lincoln Ave 1 H
Holy Rosary Catholic Church 1 H
Holy Trinity-Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church 1 H
Hotel Metro 1 H
Hotel Milwaukee 1 H
Hotel Plankinton 1 H
Hotel Schroeder 1 H
Hotel Wisconsin 1 H
House of Hearts Bed and Breakfast/The Mansion 1 H
Howard, William, House 1 H5
Hull, Rev. Lemuel B. House 1 H
Hyatt Regency Hotel 1 H
Immanuel Presbyterian Church 1100 N. Astor St. 1 I
Iron Block 1 I
Italian Community Center 1 I
Jacobs, Col. William (W. National & S. 27th St.) 1 J
Jefferson Hall 1 J
John L. Doyne Hospital 1 J
Johnson, Caleb, House (2819 E. Bradford) 1 J
Juneau Village 1 J
Kalvelage, Joseph B., House 1 K
Kane, Sanford, House 1 K1
Kearney House, Wauwatosa 1 K
Kenilworth Building 1 K
Kenwood United Methodist Church 1 K
Kern Center, MSOE 1 K
Kilbourn State Bank 1 K
Kilbourn Tower 1 K
Kilbourntown House 1 K
Kneeland-Walker House Museum 1 K2
Kneisler’s Tavern 1 K
Knickerbocker on the Lake 1 K3
Knights Tower 1 K
Koenig, Frederick, House, 1731 N. 32nd 1 K
Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. Building 1 K
Lake Crest Apartments 1 L1
Lake Shore Tower Apartments 1 L2
Lakeside Power Plant, St. Francis 1 L
Lakeview House 1 L
Landmark on the Lake 1 L
Layton Art Gallery 1 L
LeFevre House, 2129 S. 6th St. 1 L
Light Horse Squadron Armory Complex 1 L2A
Lindsay/Stein House 2055 W. Dean Road 1 L
Lion Gates at Fairy Chasm-Donges Bay 1 L3
Little Red Store, Wauwatosa 1 L
Little White School House 1 L
Lohman Funeral Home & Livery Stable 1 L
Lustron Homes 1 L4
Machek, Robert, House 1 M1
Mackie Building 1 M2
MacLaren, Myrin T., Mansion 1 M3
Majestic Building 1 M4
Marine Plaza (See MV, F11) 1 Loose
Marine Terminal, 301 E Erie 1 M
Marshall Building 1 M5
Meinecke House, N. Milwaukee St. & E. Juneau Ave. 1 M
Mercantile Building (Railroad Salvage Bldg.) 318 N. Water 1 M
Millerand, The 1 M
Milwaukee Art Museum 1 M
Milwaukee – Downer College 1A M10
Milwaukee Center 1 M6
Milwaukee City Hall 1A M7
Milwaukee Community Sailing Center 1A M8
Milwaukee County Courthouse 1 M
Milwaukee County Dispensary & Emergency Hospital 1 M
Milwaukee County Grounds 1 M
Milwaukee County Historical Society 1 M
Milwaukee County Jail 1 M
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center 1A M9
Milwaukee Fire Department – Engine Company #11 1A M11
Milwaukee Fire Dept. Fire Engine House (784 N. Broadway) 1 M
Milwaukee Fire Dept. High Pressure Pumping Station 1 M
Milwaukee News Building & Milwaukee Abstract Assn. Building 1 M
Milwaukee Protestant Home For the Aged 1A M12
Milwaukee Public Library 1A M13
Milwaukee Public Market 1 M
Milwaukee River Flushing Station 1 M
Milwaukee Stockyard Exchange Building and Barn/Pens 1 M
Milwaukee Terminal Buildings 1A M14
Milwaukee Theater 1A M15
Milwaukee Western Fuel Company Building 1 M
Mitchell Building 1 M
Mitchell, John Lendrum, House (Meadowmere), 2377 S. 52nd St. 1 M
Moderne 1 M
Montgomery House 1 M
Municipal Building 1 M
Natatoria 1A N
National Liquor Bar, 2601 W. National 1A N
Newport, The 1A N1
Niedecken, George Mann 1A N
Nohl, Mary, house 1A N
Noonan Block, 307-315 E. Wisconsin 1A N
Normandy Village 1A N
Norris, D. W. House, 1914 W. Wisconsin 1A N
North Milwaukee Municipal Building 1A N2
North Point Light House 1A N3
North Point South 1A N
North Point Water Tower 1A N4
North Shore Tennis Club 1A N
Northridge Lakes 1A N
Northwestern Coffee Mills 1A N5
Northwestern Mutual Life 1A N6
Octagon House, 2443 N. Gordon Place 2 O1
Ogden Row Apartments 2 O2
Old Coast Guard Station 2 O
Old Manse, 1426 N Prospect 2 O
Oliver, Joseph B., House 2 O
Oriental Theatre 2 O
Orth, Michael, House (2306 N. Humboldt Ave.) 2 O
Ott, Emil, House 2 O3
Pabst Brewery 2 P
Pabst Building 2 P
Pabst City Project 2 P
Pabst City Project 2 P3
Pabst Mansion 2 P
Pabst Theater 2 P2
Pabst, Fred Jr., House 2 P1
Pabst, Gustave, Estate 2 P
Paetzold, Lorenz, House 2 P4
Pagoda Gas Stations 2 P5
Paynesville Cemetery Chapel 2 P6
Peck Rowhouse 2 P
Pettibone, Sylvester, House 2 P7
Pfister Hotel 2 P
Pier Wisconsin 2 P
Pier Wisconsin 2 P8
Plankinton, Elizabeth, Mansion 2 P9-P11
Plankinton, John, House, 15th St. & Wisconsin Ave. 2 P
Plymouth Congregational Church (Masonic Wis. Consistory Scottish Rite Cathedral) 2 P12
Potawatomi Bingo Casino 2 P
Pritzlaff Mansion 2 P13
Produce Exchange Building 2 P
Prospect Tower 2 P
Pryor Avenue Artesian Well 2 P14
Public Library Facilities Of Wisconsin 2 P
Public Service Building 2 P15
Puddler’s Hall 2 P
Pure Milk Association – Dairy Lane Products 2 P16
Quarles, Charles, House 2 Q
Railway Exchange Building 2 R1
Regency House 2 R2
Residences on Water (1150 North Water Street) 2 R
Richards, Daniel, House 2 R3
River Houses, The 2 R
Riverside Theater 2 R
Robertson, Orrin, House 2 R4
Rosenberg Building/Berlin Arcade 2 R
Royal Plaza Apartments 2 R5
Salem Evangelical Church 2 S
San Camillo 10100 W. Blue Mound Rd. 2 S
Sandberg, Carl, House, 3324 N. Cambridge 2 S
Schlesinger, Ferdinand, House, 1444 N. Prospect Ave. 2 S
Schlesinger, Ferdinand, House, 2045 E. Lafayette Pl. 2 S
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 2 S
Schlitz, V., House 2 S4
Schneider, Emil, House 2 S
School Sisters of Notre Dame Convent, 1324 N. Milwaukee St. 2 S
Schroeder Hotel 2 S
Second Ward Savings Bank 2 S5
Sholes, Christopher Latham, House 2 S
Shorecrest Hotel 2 S
Shorewood Village Hall 2 S
Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist 2 S
Small Block 2 S
Smith, Lloyd R., House 2 S
South Fourth Street Natatorium 2 S
Spring Grove Site 2 S
St. George Byzantine-Melkite Catholic Church 2 S
St. James Episcopal Church 2 S
St. Joan of Arc Chapel 2 S1
St. John Cathedral 2 S
St. John’s Home of Milwaukee 2 S
St. John’s Roman Catholic Church 2 S
St. Josephat Basilica 2 S1A
St. Martini Evangelical Lutheran Church 2 S
St. Mary’s & St. Antonious Church 2 S2
St. Peter’s Church (2469 N. Murray Ave.) 2 S3
St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 2 S
St. Vincent’s Infant Asylum 2 S
Starke – Meyer Home 2 S
State Bank Of Wisconsin & Bank of Milwaukee Blocks 2 S
Stevens Block 2 S
Stewart, Alexander, House 2 S6
Stoner, Joseph J., House 2 S
Summit House 2 S
Swan Court (Broadlea) 2 S7
Sydney HiH Building 2 S8
Three Brothers Tavern 2 T1
Tiffany, George Row House 2 T
Tinicum Flats 1101 N. Water St. 2 T
Tivoli Building 2 T
Town of Milwaukee Town Hall 2 T
Trac Inn 2 T
Trimborn Farm 2 T2
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church 2 T
Tripoli Mosque 2 T3
Trostel, Gustav J.A., 2611 N Terrace 2 T
Turner Hall 2 T4
Uihlein, Herman, House 2 U
Uihlein, Joseph, House, 3318 N. Lake Dr. 2 U
Union Baptist Church, 1018 N. Jefferson 2 U
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Buildings 2 U
Vieau, Jacque, House 2 V
Villa Terrace 2 V1
Warren and Francoeur House 2 W
Water Tower (Town of Lake, 4001 S. 6th St.) 2 W
Wauwatosa Arcade Building 2 W
Wauwatosa Woman’s Club 2 W3
Warwick Hall 2 W
Wayland Apartments (839 N. Marshall) 2 W
Wells Building (N. Milwaukee & E. Wisconsin) 2 W
White Tower Coffee Shop 2 W1
Whitefish Bay Sanitarium 2 W
Whitnall, Frank, House 2 W
Williamson, Russel Barr, House, 4860 N. Oakland 2 W2
Wingspread 2 W
Winmar Building 2 W
Wisconsin Center 2 W4
Wisconsin Club 2 W
Wisconsin Electric Public Service Building 2 W
Wisconsin Gas Company Building 626 E. Wisconsin Ave. 2 W
Wisconsin Tower 2 W
Woolworth Building 2 W
Zion Lutheran Church 2 Z
Zonta Manor Apartments 2 Z1
114 North Water Street 2 Addresses
1260 Apartments (1260 N. Prospect Ave.) 2 Addresses
1318 E. Brady 2 Addresses
1609 Church Street (Wauwatosa) 2 Addresses
1739 North 48th Street 2 Addresses
100 East Wisconsin Ave. 2 1-2
1000 N. Water Street 2 W2A
1451 Renaissance Place (1451 N. Prospect Ave.) 2 3
1920 N. Warren Ave. 2 4
5502 W. Wells Street 2 5
6113 West Washington Blvd. (1997 Symphony Showhouse) 2 6
1809 E. Lake Bluff (Shorewood) 2 7
3965 N. Harcourt (Shorewood) [Designed by Russell Barr Williamson] 2 8
Historic District Box Folder
Bay View 3 6
Brady Street 3 7
Burnham Street 3 8
Cass/Juneau – Cass/Wells 3 9
Church Street 3 10
East Side Commercial 3 11
First Ward Triangle 3 12
Highland Blvd. 3 13
Kilbourn Avenue Row House 3 14
Layton Park 3 15
McKinley Blvd. 3 16
Newberry Blvd. 3 16A
North Prospect Ave. Mansions 3 17
Old World Third Street 3 18
Plankinton/Wells/Water 3 19
South First & Second 3 20
Third Ward 3 21
Walker’s Point 3 22-25
Washington Highlands 3 26
West Granville 3 27
West Side 3 28
Miscellaneous Maps: Concordia, North First Street, North Third Street, North Point South, Vine/Reservoir 3 29
Miscellaneous Materials Box Folder
1980 – A & D Component – Project Evaluations 3 Loose
1980 – S & P Component – Project Evaluations 3 Loose
Churches – misc. 3 5
City of Milwaukee. Landmarks Commission 2 Loose
Downtown Buildings – general 3 1
Historic American Building Survey 3 32
Historic Building Code 3 33
Historic Buildings – drawings 3 2
Historic Sites – Madison 3 30
Historic Sites – Wisconsin 3 31
Inventory of Historic Places in Wisconsin 2 Loose
Landmarks Commission 3 34
Legal documents limiting height of building 1924 3 35
Manual for State Historic Preservation Review Boards 3 Loose
Milwaukee County Landmarks Committee 2 Loose
Milwaukee Landmarks – multiple 3 3
Preservation – Methodology 3 39
Preservation – Milwaukee 3 36
Preservation – U. S. 3 38
Preservation – Wisconsin 3 37
Architectural Styles 3 40
Theaters 3 4
Scrapbooks of clippings on historic homes and buildings in Milwaukee (Public use M.F. #534) RC 16 Shelf 12-14

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