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Phoenix Knitting Plant #3

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
1. Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 Marker
Inscription. This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Phoenix Knitting Plant #3
Designed by Birchoff & Rose
Tour Site 64
1915
 
Erected by Historic Third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 64.)
 
Location. 43° 1.973′ N, 87° 54.383′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chicago Street and North Milwaukee Street when traveling west on East Chicago Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 E. Chicago St, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standard Bedding Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #4 (within shouting distance of this marker); A.W. Rich Shoe Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Ward Fire (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Phoenix Knitting Works (within shouting distance of this marker); American Wholesale Grocery Company (within shouting distance of this
Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, November 1, 2011
2. Phoenix Knitting Plant #3
marker); G. Patek Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); American Candy Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Phoenix Knitting Plant #3. Architects Kirchhoff and Rose designed the Phoenix Knitting Co. Plant #3 in 1915 for the manufacturer's knitting and stock storage operations. In 1985 the structure was renovated and renamed the Atelier. It now houses residential condominiums along with Fullhouse Media, an advertising firm. - Historic Third Ward Walking tour brochure
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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