Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historic Third Ward
National Register of Historic Places
Built by Original Owner Alfred Uihlein
Tour Site 19
Erected by Historic Third Ward. (Marker Number 19.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 43° 2.047′ N, 87° 54.521′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 North Water Street, 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. William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoffmann & Sons Co. Grocers (within shouting distance of this marker); National Distilling Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred Vogel Jr. Building (within F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Jung Company Liquor Wholesale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patek Brothers, Paint, Oil & Glass Manufacturers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Regarding Mercantile Building. Owner Alfred Uihlein built the Mercantile Building as a wholesale warehouse in 1908. It was designed by Kirchhoff & Rose. In 1987, E.R. Weinstein Corporation renovated the structure which currently houses PyraMax Bank and Hanson Dodge Creative.
- Historic Third Ward Walking tour brochure
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on July 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.