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Public Service Building, 231 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI



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Item Title


Location
231 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WI-275
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
Significance: When opened in 1905, this building of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Co. housed waiting rooms and terminal facilities with eleven tracks passing through the building. At its height, the system of electric railways served the entire city of Milwaukee, with interurban lines as well. The last interurban line was abandoned in 1951, and the city's last streetcar was discontinued in 1958.

Related Names
Esser, Herman J.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH (PRINCIPAL) FRONT.
2. SOUTH (REAR) SIDE.
3. DETAIL OF MAIN ENTRANCE.
4. DETAIL OF MEDALLION, MAIN ENTRANCE.


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