Street Guide To Old Milwaukee

Building History Detail
Matthews Building

A six story pressed red brick and brown stone building with terra cotta ornamentation built for the Matthews Brothers Furniture Company. The Matthews Building became the Woolworth Building in 1935 and was renovated in 1981 with the Grand Avenue Mall.

Architect: Ferry and Clas

Year Built: 1893, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
301-311 Grand Ave (1893 - 1929)
301 W Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)

Sources:
WHS Historical Images
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 26, 1891
MPL Historic Photos

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 16177

Record Update: 2009-04-06

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