Building History Detail
Gimbels Department Store

A seven story glazed brick and terra cotta building built for the Gimbels department store. The easterly portion was built in 1923. Since Gimbels has closed in 1986, the building has been occupied by several smaller businesses and stores. Currently it houses the Residence Inn, ASQ, Kahler Slater and Planet Fitness.

Architect: Burnham, D H

Year Built: 1902, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
101 W Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)
1 Grand Ave (1902 - 1929)

WHS Historical Images
Milwaukee Journal, August 1, 1901
Milwaukee Journal, October 7, 1901
Milwaukee Sentinel, August 4, 1902
Milwaukee Sentinel, November 26, 1911
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 10, 1915

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 16193

Record Update: 2013-05-15