Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods
Historic Third Ward
National Register of Historic Places
Goll & Frank Co.
Notions & dry goods
Designed by Ferry & Clas
Erected by Historic third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 22.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301-309 N Water St, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 National Distilling Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Patek Brothers, Paint, Oil & Glass Manufacturers (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). Touch for a list and map 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
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on July 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.