Building History Detail
Milwaukee Journal

A five story steel building built for the expanding Milwaukee Journal newspaper in an art deco style. The exterior is a tan colored Kasota limestone with terra cotta ornamentation including a frieze underneath the cornice depicting the history of printing. The foundation sits atop 2,657 piles of cypress.

Architect: Chase, Frank D

Year Built: 1924, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
317-331 State St (1924 - 1929)
333 W State St (1930 - present)

WHS Image
MPL Historic Photos
Milwaukee Journal, November 16, 1924

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 29949

Record Update: 2010-10-13