In 1984, the City of Milwaukee renamed different sections of 3rd Street as Old World Third Street and Martin Luther King Drive, reversing a simplification of street name rationalization initiated earlier in the 20th century.
From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reprinted with permission. Link to Image Source URL
Local officials have attempted to control prostitution throughout Milwaukee's history. In November 1915, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed this resolution to "suppress and restrain disorderly houses, and houses of ill-fame and prostitution."
From the Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Milwaukee, 1915. Accessed via Google Books. Link to Image Source URL