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Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 17, 2011
1. Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6 Marker
Inscription.
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6
Designed by
Lockwood & Green Co.

Tour Site 3
1922
(Marker Number 3.)
 
Location. 43° 2.041′ N, 87° 54.386′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Buffalo Steet and North Milwaukee Street (Wisconsin Highway 32), on the right when traveling west on East Buffalo Steet. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 E Buffalo St, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Baumbach Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Standard Paper Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Heller Elevator Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Kalvelage Wholesale Commission House (within shouting distance of this marker); Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Co. Grocers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); O.C. Hansen Glove and Mitten Mfg. Co. (about 300 feet away); Hambach Store and Residence (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6.
Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6 image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 17, 2011
2. Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #6
In 1922, Lockwood & Greene designed the Phoenix Hosiery Co. Plant #6 as the final phase of the company's six-year construction plan. By 1925, Phoenix was considered one of the largest silk hosiery factories in the United States. Picture Perfect, Sprout!, MODA3, VP Gallery and Fred Astaire Dance Studios occupy first floor retail. Engberg Anderson Design Partnership and Potawatomi Business Development Corporation as well as others occupy upper floors. A penthouse condominium is on the top floor. -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
 
 
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 351 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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