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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Power House

City Lights Brewing Co.

 

1902-2016

 
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By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Power House Marker
Inscription. Designed by architect Alexander Eschweiler for the Milwaukee Gas Company, this building was first utilized for the coal gasification process which converted coal to gas. The gas then lit the city lights of Milwaukee. Today, the Power House is the home of the brewing, hospitality and retail operations of City Lights Brewing Company.
 
Location. 43° 2.014′ N, 87° 56.52′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from North 21st Street. Touch for map. The marker is next to the main entrance to City Lights Brewery, 2200 W. Mt. Vernon Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53233, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Condenser House (a few steps from this marker); Captain Frederick Pabst (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacques Vieau, in 1795 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mitchell Park (approx. half a mile away); At the State Fair on these Grounds (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roman Catholic Church of the Gesu (approx. 0.8 miles away); Merrill Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mabel Wanda Raimey (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Power House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Power House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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