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Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Company, Clothiers

Historic Third Ward Walking Tour Site 55

 
 
Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
1. Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Co. Marker
Inscription.

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places


Designed by
Charles Crane
Tour Site 55
1910

 
Erected by Historic Third Ward. (Marker Number 55.)
 
Location. 43° 1.95′ N, 87° 54.476′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Chicago Street near Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monarch Manufacturing Co., Clothiers (within shouting distance of this marker); American Candy Company (within shouting distance of this marker); American Wholesale Grocery Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Isabella Ryder Building (within shouting distance of this marker); G. Patek Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Wirth, Hammel and Co., Horse Stables (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory (about 300 feet away); Phoenix Knitting Works (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Company, Clothiers.
Former Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Co. Bldg image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
2. Former Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Co. Bldg
Charles Crane designed this space in 1910 for the Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Co. which specialized in clothing for lumberjacks and miners. Reliable Knitting of Milwaukee occupied the building from 1969 to 2006. The building has been renovated to condominiums with first floor retail.

[From the Historic Walking Tour brochure]
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Third Ward. (Submitted on November 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historic Third Ward Walking Tour Brochure. (Submitted on November 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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