If it weren’t for uncounted tons of landfill and a government breakwater, the waves could still be lapping against the bluffs.
Water Street was the retail heart of the city before it became what it is today.
Get a glimpse into the history of this long-standing Milwaukee building.
Before the Brewers take the field, check out the long-forgotten 1905 team that shared the same name.
Milwaukee has had a propensity to stick with its mayors since well before Tom Barrett. A look at one of those rare passings of the baton from the mid-20th century.
Read the official obituary from Milwaukee historian John Gurda.
The steady – albeit sweaty – paychecks from Milwaukee’s foundries were a key lure for many Black workers during the city’s Great Migration.
Streetcars traversed the Valley on the terrifying spindly viaduct.
There’s a lot to see in this snapshot of a snowbound Wisconsin Avenue during the epic Blizzard of 1947.
Take a streetcar ride down one of Milwaukee’s most important retail districts in 1910: Mitchell Street.