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A three-building complex, the Harley Museum was built on nearly 20 acres along the Menomonee River.
A three-building complex, the Harley Museum was built on nearly 20 acres along the Menomonee River.

Day seven reveal: Postcards from Milwaukee

Inspired by the urban street photography featured in "Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959" at the Milwaukee Art Museum, I will share a snapshot of a Milwaukee landmark each day for the 10 days leading up to "MAM After Dark"on March 12.

Yesterday’s photo: Harley-Davidson Museum

The Harley-Davidson Museum was a welcome addition to the Milwaukee museum scene when it opened in 2008. A three-building complex, the museum was built on nearly 20 acres along the Menomonee River.

Very industrial in its appearance, the H-D Museum is a combination of steel and black siding; an iridescence added to portions of the building to simulate the Harley aesthetic. Chicago's Pentagram Architects were responsible for the design, including a 17-foot steel Harley-Davidson sign on the side of the building.

Want to participate in today’s photo? Taken from unique angles, your task is to figure out which iconic Milwaukee building is in the photograph. The pictures will start out easy but get progressively more challenging, so submit your best guess and check back daily to find yesterday’s reveal. Ready to start? Just click here.

Click below to receive a coupon for $2 off admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Participate and you will be entered to win a prize pack featuring two free tickets to the Milwaukee Art Museum, two tickets to the "MAM After Dark" event on March 12 and a $50 gift card to Ward's House of Prime. The more you participate, the better chance you have to win.

"Street Seen," on view through April 25, examines post–World War II street photography in New York and offers an unforgettable look into a pivotal moment in our history. For more information, visit mam.org/streetseen.

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