The school served a small community of fishing families from 1896 to 1919.
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.
Matthew Prigge wrote Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City’s First Century. He’s also available for boat tours.