Street Guide To Old Milwaukee

Building History Detail
Davidson Theater

The six story theater opened on September 8, 1890. An 1894 fire almost destroyed the theater after which it was rebuilt and reopened that same year.

Architect: Root, John W

Year Built: 1890, Year Demolished: 1954

Address History:
137 3rd St (1890 - 1929)
621 N 3rd St (1930 - 1954)

Sources:
Demo date from Building Inspection Annual 1954
Milwaukee Sentinel, August 31, 1890
Milwaukee Journal, September 9, 1890
Milwaukee Sentinel, August 21, 1910
UWM Digital Postcard Collection


Record Update: 2009-01-19

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