Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Cream City
To the south is a large concentration of 19th century “Cream City” brick buildings. They are located in Walker’s Point Historic District, which is one of the three original settlements that later became the city of Milwaukee. Many of these historic buildings have been restored and are in use today. Take time to see the buildings that gave Milwaukee its nickname “The Cream City.”
Erected 2002 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 476.)
Marker series. Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 1.61′ N, 87° 55.191′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker has been relocated inside the foyer of the building at 700 West Virginia. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 West Virginia Street, Milwaukee WI 53204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Floating Freight on Liquid Highways (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holy Trinity - Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Stephen Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milwaukee Fire Department Engine House #15 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sinking of the Lady Elgin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bradley & Metcalf Shoe Co. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pabst Brewing Company Saloon & Boarding House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Young Saddlery Company Addition (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Natural Resources • Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 741 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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