Most People Don’t Know The History Behind These 7 Famous Milwaukee Streets

Milwaukee holds history everywhere you look: our buildings, our parks, our restaurants. You may have noticed that our streets are often named after people, and this is because they were named in remembrance of men who had important positions, or have done great things for the greater good of the city and the people in it. Let’s sink into the history behind these seven iconic streets in The Good Land.

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Did you know the history behind any of these streets? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section!