Results tagged with 'firehouse'
Published Feb. 28, 2019
Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, learn who invented the fireman's pole.
Published Dec. 7, 2018
Sometimes, a little waiting - and maybe a little timing - is all it takes. Just ask Lincoln and Lilith Fowler, who still have photographs they took of each other outside the former firehouse at 1945 N. Bartlett Ave. 20 years ago on their fridge. The Fowlers bought the 1886 building earlier this year.
Published Oct. 24, 2018
The thrill of the search is turning up something you knew existed but struggled to find. But an equally exciting aha moment arrives when you flip a sheet of paper and find something entirely unexpected underneath.
Published Jan. 15, 2018
Last summer, when news emerged that local entrepreneur Jalem Getz had purchased the old Ladder 5 firehouse at 1945 N. Bartlett Ave. on the East Side, many commenters on social media expressed their own desire to live in a classic old firehouse. Well, now's your chance. It is again listed for sale.
Published Dec. 12, 2017
Since 1987 former television cameraman Clayborn Benson has been working tirelessly to preserve Milwaukee and Wisconsin's African-American history via his Wisconsin Black Historical Society. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look at the civic buildings the society and museum occupies.
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