Falk brewery

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Hidden gem: Puddler's Hall

Published May 31, 2019

Recently, I was asked about Milwaukee's oldest taverns and one of the contenders would surely be Puddler's Hall, 2461-63 S. St. Clair St., in Bay View, which is, perhaps, second after Landmark 1850.

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6 must-see Spaces & Traces Layton Boulevard sites

Published May 13, 2015

If you're champing at the bit for the next Doors Open MKE, you'll have to wait until September. But you can get your hometown exploration fix thanks to DOMKE's elder Historic Milwaukee Inc. sibling, Spaces and Traces, which is back for its 34th year this weekend.

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Brewery Spelunking: One of Milwaukee's oldest brewery buildings

Published July 10, 2013

Franz Falk - whose family later went on to build the Falk manufacturing empire nearby - started his brewery with Frederick Goes in 1855, a mere seven years after arriving from Germany. In 1870, Falk's brewery erected the earliest part of the Ice House. Join us for a tour of it and some other buildings from what was once the fourth largest brewery in Brew City.