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Walker's Point, seen through the lens of Ray Szopieray, in 1978. (PHOTO: Ray Szopieray, courtesy of Karl Bandow)

Beautiful Kodachrome images of 1978 Walker's Point

Because I know you love photos of old Milwaukee just as much as I do, here are more than a dozen Kodachrome images of Walker's Point, taken on May 21, 1978 by the late photographer Ray Szopieray, courtesy of Karl Bandow.

The descriptions of the content of the images comes from Szopieray's original slides.

Old buildings near 4th and Florida Streets

Walker's Point buildings 3rd Street

Walker's Point home on 3rd Street

Old drug store, northeast corner of National Avenue and 5th Street (Later La Perla, now Hamburger Mary's)

Group of buildings on 3rd and Pierce Streets

Old-time apartments southeast of National Avenue and 3rd Street

Elegant old home on 4th Street near Walker Street

Old tobacco dealer, building on South 5th Street

Homes on 3rd Street near Walker Street

Homes on 3rd Street near Walker Street

Old home on southeast corner of 4th and Walker Streets

Old double apartment on 4th Street near Walker Street

Chicano art on National Avenue and 5th Street

Old building right off 5th Street

Old buildings on east side of 3rd Street

Talkbacks

eheinzelman | Feb. 21, 2017 at 1:49 p.m. (report)

"Old drug store, northeast corner of National Avenue and 5th Street (Later La Perla, now Hamburger Mary's)" This building was also the original home of the Walker's Point Center of the Arts.

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