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Published May 28, 2019
These days, there are about 2,500 people working each weekday at Summit Place office complex in West Allis. If today the site is something like a small city in itself, imagine what it was like when the entire place was home to Allis-Chalmers manufacturing.
Published Nov. 11, 2014
The building that houses the Charles Allis Art Museum, 1630 E. Royall Pl., on Milwaukee's East Side was designed and built as a home, but in a sense it's also always served as an art museum. Built by a captain of industry, Charles Allis, the house -- designed by Alexander Eschweiler and built in 1909 -- was planned as more than a home for Eschweiler and his wife, Sarah. It was meant to be a showplace for their ever-growing collection of art.