Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
G. Patek Warehouse
Historic Third Ward
National Register of Historic Places
G. Patek Warehouse
Designed by A.C. Eschweiler
First Occupant Columbia Knitting Co.
Tour Site 58
Erected by Historic Third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 58.)
Location. 43° 1.979′ N, 87° 54.442′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North Broadway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 N. Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory (a few steps from this marker); American Wholesale Grocery Company (a few steps from this marker); Hambach Store and Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); American Candy Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Knitting Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Co. Grocers (within shouting distance of this Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Company, Clothiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Regarding G. Patek Warehouse. A.C. Eschweiler designed the Craftsman style G. Patek Warehouse in 1904. The Columbia Knitting Company first occupied the building. Since then uses have included storage and the manufacturing of Fanny Farmer Candy, liquor and coffee. Rudig Trophies bought the building and utilized it for offices, retail showrooms and trophy assembly operations. Showcase Awards and Promotions and Hot*Pop are current occupants.
- Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 280 times since then. Last updated on July 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.