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urbanjames

Milwaukee Riverwalk

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back in november, i visited a friend in milwaukee, truly one of america's underrated cities (the utne reader said so!!! hehe) i stayed downtown at the residence inn on plankinton avenue, which backs onto the milwaukee river and the riverwalk, the pedestrian walkway alongside the river

view from my hotel room down onto plankinton ave/wisconsin ave

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the back side of the hotel, facing the river

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the hotel used to be a gimbel's department store

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the hotel again

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looking north across wisconsin ave

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view across the river toward milwaukee's city hall

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west side of the river, looking toward the kilbourn ave bridge

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looking south back toward wells st and the 100 e wisconsin building

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city hall poking through

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overview looking south from kilbourn ave

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uh, wasn't that building in the opening credits for laverne & shirley?

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bank one plaza

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I grew up in Milwaukee. I used to shop at Gimbels with my Mom. And now it's a Marriott Residence Inn. Was Grand Avenue Mall still open? It used to run from Gimbels to another department store.

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