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Mariner Tower | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Mariner Tower

Mariner Tower | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Mariner Tower, built in 1930 at 606 West Wisconsin Avenue, standing to the left of the 1927 Schroeder Hotel in this elevated view looking east over lower buildings and large trees. The clocktower of Union Train Station is on the right. Lighted signage on the Mariner Tower reads: "Save at The Boston Store" and "It's Time for Graf's, The Best What Gives[sic]" and also "Drink Hydrox Cola." There is a billboard in the foreground advertising Calvert whiskey.
DESCRIPTION
Mariner Tower, built in 1930 at 606 West Wisconsin Avenue, standing to the left of the 1927 Schroeder Hotel in this elevated view looking east over lower buildings and large trees. The clocktower of Union Train Station is on the right. Lighted signage on the Mariner Tower reads: "Save at The Boston Store" and "It's Time for Graf's, The Best What Gives[sic]" and also "Drink Hydrox Cola." There is a billboard in the foreground advertising Calvert whiskey.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:129061
Creation Date:circa 1935
Creator Name:Middleton, Forest, 1892-1990
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Middleton, Clara, 1852-1910 : Middleton family photographs, circa 1892-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6407.8.3
Original Dimensions:1.5 x 2.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
In 2016, the Mariner Tower housed the Wisconsin Tower Condominiums; the Schroeder Hotel building was the Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel.
SUBJECTS
Brickwork
Clock towers
Commercial buildings
Skyscrapers
Tall buildings
Trees
Billboards
Central business districts
Outdoor photography
Hotels
Electric signs
Signs and signboards
Railroad stations

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