Every Tuesday, 88Nine’s Nate Imig and OnMilwaukee’s Bobby Tanzillo explore Milwaukee’s history through an in-depth look at the buildings that make it up.
Explore a former Miller 'tied house' across from City Hall
This week's Urban Spelunking takes us downtown to explore the history a tied house -- a former Miller-owned tavern -- across the street from Milwaukee's City Hall. Read more and see photos here: https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/spelunking-miller-cafe
Spelunking the old Journal/Sentinel building
Bobby spelunks his old stomping grounds of the old Journal/Sentinel building in downtown Milwaukee. Full article and images here: https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/journal-sentinel-spelunking
Building Milwaukee's Lakefront
Who doesn't loves a fun bike ride, a beautiful sunrise and maybe some custard alongside Bradford Beach? Our lakefront has an very interesting past. Bobby and and Nate talk about the building of Milwaukee's Lakefront along Lake Michigan. Article and photos here: https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/lincoln-memorial-drive-spelunking
The Richard Haas Mural
Nate talks to Bobby about his interview with the legendary Wisconsin muralist Richard John Haas. Full article here: https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/haas-mural
Hotel Metro in pictures
Bobby revisits the Hotel Metro in Milwaukee's Downtown. The story and photos give you a amazing look at what the building looked like from the ground up. Article here: https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/spelunking-mariner-building-progress
Lots to love about the Milwaukee County Zoo
Bobby and Nate transition from the former Washington Park Zoo to the Milwaukee County Zoo in this second part of exploring Milwaukee Zoos' throughout the century.