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North Point Water Tower

Photograph of the North Point Water Tower in 1985 with a temporary dragon sculpture mounted on it.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2014. Reprinted with permission.

North Point Water Works

The North Point Water Works, shown around 1885, including the standpipe at the top of the hill on the right.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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North Sherman Boulevard Historic District

The homes and buildings along N. Sherman Boulevard between W. Lloyd Street and W. Keefe Avenue, like those pictured here, form a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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From the Wikimedia Commons.
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North Shore Interurban Line

An interurban streetcar full of passengers rolls along near the old Milwaukee Road Union Depot once located at N. 6th and W. Clybourn Streets.
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From the Robert W. Eichelberg Papers. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Northwestern Mutual Insurance Building

1985 photograph of the 1979 Northwestern Mutual Insurance Building as seen from O'Donnell Park. This building was demolished to make room for Northwestern's newest building.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Northwestern Mutual Insurance Tower and Commons

Photograph of the new Northwestern Mutual Insurance Tower and Commons, which opened in 2017.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username Samsa3. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Norway-Muskego Church and Parsonage

Birds-eye view of the Norway-Muskego Church and parsonage near Wind Lake in Racine County. The church was dedicated in 1870 and still stands, now known as the Norway Evangelical Lutheran Church.
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From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.wpl00217.bib. Photograph courtesy of Waterford Public Library's Local History Digital Collection. Fair use for nonprofit educational purposes.
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Norwegian Lutheran Church

The first Norwegian Lutheran church was built in Muskego in 1843. The original structure, pictured here, was purchased and relocated to the Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1904, where it still stands.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by William Wesen. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Oak Leaf Trail

A view of the Oak Leaf Trail running just west of the Urban Ecology Center, with the East Park Place Bridge in the distance.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Aaron Volkening. CC BY 2.0.
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Oak Leaf Trail

Runners and bicyclists travel along the Oak Leaf Trail, much of which follows abandoned railroad corridors.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Oakland Avenue in Shorewood

The village of Shorewood developed along the Oakland Avenue streetcar line, pictured here at E. Newton Avenue in the early 20th century.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Oakton Springs Hotel

The Oakton Springs Hotel opened in 1873 and became a popular destination for vacationers who flocked to the village of Pewaukee and nearby Pewaukee Lake.
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From the "Tourists' Guide to the Health Pleasure Resorts of the Golden Northwest" published by the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway, 1879. Accessed via Google Books.
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Oconomowoc Lake Residences

This early twentieth century map highlights pleasure boating and the mansions surrounding Oconomowoc Lake.
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From the Wikimedia Commons.
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Old Main Hall of Lakeland College

In 1862, the German Reformed Church founded a combined academy and seminary in the Sheboygan area. Though the seminary has now separated, the academy continues to exist as Lakeland College.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username Royalbroil. CC BY-SA 2.5.
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Old Settlers' Club Program Cover

This is the front cover of a program for a dinner held by the Old Settlers' Club at the Plankinton House in 1906. The program contains a list of members, toasts, and even the menu of that evening.
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From the Buttolph Collection of Menus. Rare Book Division, New York Public Library.
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Old St. Mary Church

Photograph of St. Mary's Church located on N. Broadway. Established in 1846, the church remains an important and popular part of Milwuakee's Catholic community.
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From the Library of Congress Historic American Building Survey Collection.
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Old World Third Street

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.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reprinted with permission.
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On the Steps of Children's Hospital

Children stand on the steps of the Milwaukee Children's Hospital in June 1936. Several of the children are using crutches.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Opening Day at Grand Avenue Mall

Constructed in response to suburban shopping mall development, Grand Avenue Mall opened in 1982. Pictured here are crowds gathered for opening day festivities.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2013. Reprinted with permission.

Ordinance to Suppress "Houses of Ill-Fame"

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."
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From the Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Milwaukee, 1915. Accessed via Google Books.
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