Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill
Historic Third Ward
National Register of Historic Places
William Grossman & Co.
Coffee and tea mill
Designed by H. Messmer & Co.
Tour Site 20
Erected by Historic Third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 20.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 43° 2.064′ N, 87° 54.518′ 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: 326 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); F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Co. (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. Fred Vogel Jr. Building (about 300 feet away); Jewett & Sherman Co. Merchant Mill (about 300 feet away); S. Jung Company Liquor Wholesale (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Regarding William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill. H. Messmer & Son built this as a coffee and tea mill for the William Grossman & Co. A fire partially destroyed the small building in 1935. Today it is occupied by Starbucks Coffee Company. - 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 282 times since then and 17 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.