Results tagged with 'daniel burnham'
Published Feb. 10, 2014
The secret's been out a long time, so I don't make any claims to it, of course, but you'd be forgiven for believing that the 1883 home of the Milwaukee Club, on the northeast corner of Jefferson and Wisconsin was the work of Milwaukee architect Edward Townsend Mix. I thought so, too, until I learned the truth on a recent tour.
Published Dec. 10, 2012
Renowned Chicago architect Daniel Burnham didn't do much work in Milwaukee, but his company's First National Bank building, was an immediate sensation. On the day it opened in April 1914, 10,000 Milwaukeeans came inside to check it out. Today, that building, at 735 N. Water St., is called City Center 735, and it again glistens like new.