Street Guide To Old Milwaukee

Building History Detail
Straus Building

A twelve story high office building with a cream-colored glazed tile exterior built on a 40x100 ft lot. This building was converted into the 100 room Best Western Inn in 1997.

Architect: Van Ryn and De Gelleke

Year Built: 1924, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
230 Grand Ave (1924 - 1929)
238 W Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)

Sources:
Milwaukee Journal, March 29, 1923
Milwaukee Public Library Photo

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 73308

Record Update: 2009-10-22

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