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Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
1. Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods Marker
Inscription.
This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places

Goll & Frank Co.
Notions & dry goods
Designed by Ferry & Clas

1896

 
Erected by Historic third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 22.)
 
Location. 43° 2.036′ N, 87° 54.55′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Water Street and East Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling south on North Water Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301-309 N. Water St., Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercantile Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Jung Company Liquor Wholesale (within shouting distance of this marker); William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); National Distilling Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Patek Brothers, Paint, Oil & Glass Manufacturers
Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
2. Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Ziegler & Co. Candy Manufacturers (about 300 feet away); Fred Vogel Jr. Building (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods. Ferry and Clas designed this building in 1896 for the Goll & Frank Company, a notions and wholesale dry goods firm. The Merchandise Building, as it was known, has an excellent renaissance design with hints of Schinkelesque classicism. Renamed the Renaissance Building in 2003, the structure houses Metro Eye, as well as photographers, graphic and interior design firms and other service businesses. - Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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