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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.

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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

    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

    • 13 min
    Spelunking the old Journal/Sentinel building

    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

    • 16 min
    Building Milwaukee's Lakefront

    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

    • 16 min
    The Richard Haas Mural

    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

    • 13 min
    Hotel Metro in pictures

    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

    • 11 min
    Lots to love about the Milwaukee County Zoo

    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.

    • 12 min

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