117 N. Jefferson Street
Suite 200
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(414) 277-7771 phone
(414) 277-7770 fax


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"Dare to be a locomotive instead of a caboose"
~ George Bockl — Milwaukee Real Estate Pioneer


Chicago Street Lofts

200 North Water Street – Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee

The Cawker Estate Building was designed by Crane & Barkhausen Architects and constructed in 1895. It was leased for many years to the Landauer Company, a wholesaler of dry goods. In 1994 it was acquired by the Milwaukee Institute for Art and Design (MIAD). The building was completely renovated. The upper floors housed the dormitory for MIAD students and the first and second floors became the William F. Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design.

The Landmark Building

316 N. Milwaukee Street


The Landmark Building was designed by famed local architects Schnetzky and Son for the Standard Paper Co. in 1914. The building was purchased and redeveloped in 1987 by Real Estate Entrepreneur George Bockl and remains in his family to this day.

Gas & Light Building

117 North Jefferson Street

This historic structure was built in 1885 as the purifying house for the Milwaukee Gas and Light Company. It housed the offices, workshop, and stables for the crews responsible for lighting and maintaining the gas street lamps throughout the city.

The Lipps Building (AKA "The Courthouse")

1103 North Old World Third Street

The John Lipps building, an excellent example of Victorian Gothic architecture was designed by Charles Gombert and built in 1878 as an investment for Mr. Lipps.

301 Commission Row

301-315 North Broadway


The Ludington Estate Commission Houses were built in 1894 by the H.C. Koch & Co. The building housed the Railway Salvage Company in the early twentieth century before the street became the heart of the wholesale grocery industries located in the Third Ward.

The Nazro Building (AKA "Downtown Mini-Warehouse")

170 South Second Street


The Nazro Hardware Building was erected in 1873 by George Burnham. At the time it was one of the largest hardware stores in the world with over one million cubic feet of storage for goods.