Street Guide To Old Milwaukee

Building History Detail
Federal Building

A four and a half story building built for the post office and other federal government offices. It was built of gray Maine granite with a plethora of ornamentation in the Richardsonian Romanesque style.

Architect: Edbrooke, William

Year Built: 1899, Year Demolished: n/a

Address History:
161 Wisconsin St (1899 - 1929)
517 E Wisconsin Ave (1930 - present)

Sources:
Milwaukee Sentinel, October 16, 1895
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 9, 1899
Milwaukee Sentinel, April 21, 1899
WHS Historical Images

Wisconsin Historical Society AHI#: 16283

Record Update: 2011-01-11

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