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Plankinton House

Plankinton House | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) and N. 2nd. It housed Plankinton House Hotel until 1915. The top two floors on the right have red and white stripped awnings over the windows. The bottom two floors have advertising signs in many of the windows.  A horse and cart is sitting on the left.
DESCRIPTION
View looking east on Grand Avenue from the corner of Grand Avenue and 2nd Street. Plankinton Block was located between West Water (now Plankinton Street) and N. 2nd. It housed Plankinton House Hotel until 1915. The top two floors on the right have red and white stripped awnings over the windows. The bottom two floors have advertising signs in many of the windows. A horse and cart is sitting on the left.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:54333
Creation Date: 1912
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PF Milwaukee.464
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Advertising
Cities and towns
Storefronts
Hotels
Signs and signboards
Horse-drawn vehicles
Horses
Pedestrians
Roads

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