Building History Detail
Wellauer Building

A five story brick and steel building built as a combination laundry on the lower floors and business college on the upper floors. The Campbell laundry, established in 1881 and bought by Polly Prim laundry in 1960, operated in the building until 1949. It was then bought by Line Material Company and used as office and warehouse space.

Architect: Messmer, Henry and Sons

Year Built: 1910, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
712-714 Sycamore St (1910 - 1929)
720 W Michigan St (1930 - present)

Milwaukee Sentinel, February 13, 1910
Milwaukee Sentinel, August 31, 1911
Milwaukee Journal, March 21, 1949
Milwaukee Sentinel, February 23, 1970
MPL Historic Photos

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 115080

Record Update: 2011-03-08