Results tagged with 'gimbels'
Published April 27, 2015
If you haven't yet gone over to 2151 N. King Dr. to get a peek at the beautiful four-story Chicago commercial style building that Kirchoff & Rose designed for legendary Milwaukee department store, Schuster's, don't hesitate too long.
Published March 11, 2015
Downtown Milwaukee has changed over the years. Here are a few things that have departed the landscape in the city center. If you remember them, there's a pretty good chance you spent a lot of time Downtown in the 1980s...
Published Feb. 17, 2015
As the Milwaukee County Historical Society's own neighborhood is likely set to change soon with the addition of a new arena nearby, the museum - located at 910 N. Old World 3rd St. - launches a new exhibition, called "Pride in Place: Milwaukee's Architecture and Built Environment," which runs through April 10. Another show focuses on a century of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Published Dec. 9, 2012
For some folks in your life, there's nothing that says Happy Holidays like the gift of a good book. And if that book is about Wisconsin, even better, right? Here are some Sconnie stocking stuffers for the Badger on your list.
Published Nov. 25, 2012
As the holiday season dawned last year, author Michael Lisicky conjured the heyday of Milwaukee's Downtown shopping culture with "Gimbels Has It!." Now, the same publisher has issued Paul Geenan's "Schuster's & Gimbels: Milwaukee's Beloved Department Stores," which charts the course of Brew City's two legendary retailers and recounts their eventual merger.
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