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Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
1. Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers Marker
Inscription.
This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places

Hoffman & Sons Co. Grocers
Designed by Ferry and Clas

Tour Site 18
1906

 
Erected by Historic Third Ward. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 43° 2.022′ N, 87° 54.513′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Buffalo Street and North Water Street, on the right when traveling east on East Buffalo Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 E. Buffalo St, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Distilling Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred Vogel Jr. Building (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Jung Company Liquor Wholesale (within shouting distance of this marker); Mercantile Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker); Patek Brothers, Paint, Oil & Glass Manufacturers
Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
2. Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); W.P. Reilly & Bros. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers. Architects Ferry and Clas designed the Hoffmann & Sons Company grocery building in 1906. The building was later used for coffee roasting and sugar pulverizing. Renovated and renamed the Marshall Building in 1948, the site's tenants include Jing's Chinese Restaurant; galleries such as Grava Gallery and Elaine Erickson Gallery, design firms, ad agencies, attorney offices and numerous other business services.
- Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure

Additional information from the American Society of Civil Engineers website: http://www.asce.org/People-and-Projects/Projects/Landmarks/Marshall-Building/
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
3. Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers
Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
4. Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark plaque
 
 
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