Building History Detail
Schlitz Palm Garden

The Schlitz Palm Garden was a two story beer hall owned by the Schlitz brewery along with the adjacent Schlitz hotel to the north. With the enactment of Prohibition it was closed. In 1922 the exterior was changed to blend with the new building constructed to the north and the interior was converted into the 1,400 seat Garden Theater.

Architect: Kirchhoff and Rose

Year Built: 1896, Year Demolished: 1963

Address History:
225 Grand Ave (1896 - 1929)
235 W Wisconsin Ave (1930 - 1963)

Milwaukee Journal, October 1, 1895
Milwaukee Journal, October 20, 1895
Milwaukee Sentinel, June 4, 1896
Yenowine's Illustrated News, June 6, 1896
Milwaukee Journal, April 9, 1922
Milwaukee Journal, April 21, 1922
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Record Update: 2009-07-30