Building History Detail
Chalet At The River Building

A nine story reddish-brown brick and reinforced concrete building built as a furniture store and warehouse for CW Fischer Furniture. It was built as a six story building with the top three floors added in 1913. When CW Fischer Furniture closed Hartman Furniture took over in 1926 and then Klode in 1930.

By 1981 the building was bought and converted by George Bockl into Chalet at the River and now is occupied by apartments and stores with an indoor mall on the the first two floors. The building dimensions are 100x150 feet.

Architect: Buemming, HW

Year Built: 1908, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
217-223 2nd St (1908 - 1929)
823 N 2nd St (1930 - present)

MPL Historic Photos
Milwaukee Journal, June 20, 1978
Milwaukee Journal, April 29, 1979
Milwaukee Journal, January 20, 1980
Milwaukee Journal, June 18, 1981
Milwaukee Journal, July 12, 1987

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 108549

Record Update: 2013-06-01