Building History Detail
Universal Foods Building

A five story high brick and reinforced concrete warehouse built for the Milwaukee Drug Company with dimensions of 77x150-ft. In the early 1960's, Universal Foods bought the building and hired Brooks Stevens to design a remodeled exterior in 1963. Precast columns were added to the exterior and gray tinted glass was placed between dark gray anodized aluminum window casements.

Architect: Russell, Howland

Year Built: 1909, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
141-147 Michigan St (1909 - 1929)
433 E Michigan St (1930 - present)

Milwaukee Journal, May 8, 1909
Milwaukee Daily News, June 11, 1910
Milwaukee Sentinel, March 7, 1963

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 115069

Record Update: 2014-06-01