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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory

Historic Third Ward

 
 
Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, January 11, 2012
1. Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory Marker
Inscription.
This property has been placed on the

National Register of Historic Places

Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory
Designed by Robert Messmer

Tour Site 59
1913

 
Erected by Historic Third Ward Walking Tour. (Marker Number 59.)
 
Location. 43° 1.987′ 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: 217 N. Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G. Patek Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); Hambach Store and Residence (a few steps from this marker); American Wholesale Grocery Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Co. Grocers (within shouting distance of this marker); American Candy Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Knitting Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Company, Clothiers
Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, January 11, 2012
2. Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phoenix Knitting Plant #3 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory. In 1913, Robert Messmer designed the Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory. By 1945, the building housed five coffee roasting firms. Swig, a restaurant, occupies the first floor.
Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, January 11, 2012
3. Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory
 
 
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 321 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on July 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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