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Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 30, 2011
1. Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 Marker
Inscription.
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4
Designed by
O.C. Uehling

Tour Site 1
c. 1917
(Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 43° 1.978′ N, 87° 54.36′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Milwaukee Street (State Highway 32) and East Chicago Street, on the right when traveling south on North Milwaukee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 (within shouting distance of this marker); A.W. Rich Shoe Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Standard Bedding Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Heller Elevator Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Ward Fire (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); Phoenix Knitting Works (about 300 feet away); American Wholesale Grocery Company (about 300 feet away); G. Patek Warehouse (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4.
Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 29, 2011
2. Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4
Marker is located by the door in front of the postal truck
In 1917, architect O.C Uehling designed the Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 to house Phoenix's dyeing, washing, and knitting operations. Renovated and renamed the Phoenix Building in 1980, this seven story building is home to the Historic Third Ward Association, the Herzfeld Foundation, and the Penworthy Company. Numerous other businesses in the Phoenix Building include ad agencies, law firms, investment banking firms and more. -Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure
 
Also see . . .  Historic Third Ward - Take a Tour. Historic Third Ward Association (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 29, 2011
3. Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4
looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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