The West Allis company made everything from steam engines to nuclear reactors.
History echoes in study of rebuilding or removing the east-west stretch of Downtown Milwaukee freeway
When this photograph was taken in about 1888, Milwaukee had nearly 200,000 residents, making it the 16th-largest city in America.
Take a look back at the Big Gig in 1976.
The church, which was demolished in 1967, was the social and spiritual anchor of the city’s Italian community.
For most of the 20th century, train stations were the grand entrances to America’s cities, and Milwaukee had two beauties.
The Water Street and Wisconsin Avenue intersection was even busier than it is today back in 1900.
Every night across Wisconsin, stacks of these staples of tavern culture are satisfyingly peeled. How is this unofficial lottery legal?
This photo of Estabrook Park is just one example of the parks system’s Depression-era expansion.
The farm in this 1880s photograph is an example of the hundreds that filled the area surrounding the city.