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Germania Building

H. Russell Zimmermann

Germania Building

a Milwaukee landmark restored : the chronicle of an historic office building ...

by H. Russell Zimmermann

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Plankinton & Wells in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Milwaukee (Wis.)
    • Subjects:
    • Brumder, George, 1839-1910.,
    • Liebert, Eugene R.,
    • Germania Building (Milwaukee, Wis.),
    • Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. Russell Zimmermann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF589.M68 G479 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3509088M
      LC Control Number82060623

        Developers planning to convert the historic Germania building in Milwaukee from offices into apartments sued eighth-floor tenant Stir LLC in .   The Germania Building stands as a monument to the important role that German immigrants played in the development of the city and its business community. Built in at a cost of $,, this striking building was constructed by Heinrich Arminius Rattermann (), to house his company, the German Mutual Insurance Company of : K.

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Germania by P. Cornelius Tacitus; 67 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Biography, Description and travel, Early works to , Germanic Law, Germanic Mythology, Germanic antiquities, Germanic peoples.   The Germania Building, at 12th and Walnut in Over-the-Rhine, was built in for the German Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Cincinnati, later renamed Hamilton Mutual. It was designed by Johann Bast, with the cast-iron storefront and cornice by L. Schreiber and Germania sculpted by Leopold Fettweis. In , with the US entry into World.

        Most notably the 4-story Germania Building above the Cent built for the Germania Fire Insurance company in The name and date of construction are conveniently shown at the roofline. It’s one of Broadway’s handful of cast-iron front buildings.   The owners of the historic Germania Building in downtown Milwaukee — a company held by Sonny Bando and brothers Mark and Matt Chmura — face a $4 million foreclosure lawsuit.. Equitable Bank Author: Rich Kirchen.


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The Great Lakes Avengers first met Hawkeye and Mockingbird on the roof of the Germania Building. Germania Building: The Chronicle of a Milwaukee Landmark [H.

Russell Zimmermann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The history of Milwaukee's Germania Buidling (completed in ), once known as the world's largest German newspaper building. The Germania Building is an eight-story historic Beaux-Arts / Classical Revival building at W.

Wells St. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was built in for George Brumder to house the headquarters of his burgeoning publishing empire. In it was listed on the National Register of Historic on: W. Wells St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Germania is a very funny book on serious topics — how we are misled by history, how we twist history, and how sometimes it is best to know no history at all/5.

The Germania Building became the Brumder Building and the three-ton Bronze statue of Germania – the personification of the German nation – was removed from above the building’s entryway.

Brumder’s flagship newspaper, which had merged with the Milwaukee Herold und Seebote to become the Germania-Herold inwas renamed the Milwaukee. Germania is an award winning historic building; that offers the perfect combination of historic charm & elegance with today's modern & contemporary appeal.

Germania provides exceptional amenities and an array of Germania Building book floor plans to choose from. Germania is an apt title for Winder's project, not because the province of the Roman empire bears much Germania Building book a resemblance to the place we know nowadays, but because Roman senator Tacitus's book of Author: Philip Oltermann.

The Germania Building was built in by Heinrich Arminius Ratterman for his company, the German Mutual Insurance Company of Cincinnati. The building was designed by German architect Johann Best and is a Renaissance Revival structure with some very nice details like the tall sculpture of Germania, the symbol of German culture and spirit.

When the Roman historian Tacitus wrote the Germania, a none-too-flattering little book about the ancient Germans, he could not have foreseen that centuries later the Nazis would extol it as "a bible" and vow to resurrect Germany on its grounds.

But the Germania inspired--and polarized--readers long before the rise of the Third by: The display is titled The Myth of Germania: Vision and Crimes.

The giant map exhibit features a five mile-long boulevard flanked on either side with towering edifices that celebrate Nazi glory. The apex of the envisioned Nazi supercapital is the People’s Hall with the size twice as big as Rome’s St.

Peter’s Basilica and which can hold a. Germania Building InBrumder built a new headquarters for his growing publishing empire at W. Wells St. The 8-story Germania Building, as it was called, was designed by German-trained architects Schnetzky & Liebert and was, at the time of its construction, the largest office building in the city of Milwaukee.

Germania book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In their youth, Manni and Franzi, together with their brothers, Ziggy and /5. George Brumder built the Germania in to house his growing publishing company. His was the largest German-language publishing company in the nation.

The eight-story Germania was the largest office building in the city. The building appears in my current writing project, and may play a part in a future work, depending on the time frame I set. Amenities Neighborhood Building Amenities Floor Plans Gallery Tour.

Germania Apartments New Era Partners Apply Resident Login. One Bedroom One Bathroom. Two Bedrooms One Bathroom. One Bedroom One and a Half Bathrooms. Two Bedrooms One and a Half Bathrooms. In Hitler’s architect Albert Speer was given the task of transforming Berlin from the sprawling metropolis that it was into Germania, the gleaming new capital of a Greater German ‘World Empire’, the centrepiece of the civilised world.

It was a vast undertaking. Downtown's historic Germania Building, built in the s to house German-American newspapers, is about to reopen as a unit apartment building. SUBSCRIBE NOW for full access News. Included in the article's long list of new structures was the Germania Fire Insurance Company building at No.

Broadway, commenced in May and completed just six months later. The cost was placed at $40,around $, today. The International Code Council (ICC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process.

The International Codes (I-Codes) are the widely accepted, comprehensive set of model codes used in the US and abroad to help ensure the engineering of safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures.

Germania lies in the basement of the Milwaukee Auditorium with wholesale scrap dealer Clyde Scott examining the statue. Courtesy: H.

Russell Zimmermann, from his book Germania Building: A. The figure of Germania is a foot key feature to the Renaissance Revival building in OTR. She represents the German spirit and culture. (Photo: The Enquirer/ Madson Schmidt) Some businesses were.

The Germania Building as she originally looked. He built an innovative—and until City Hall was built, the tallest—building and printing headquarters at the prime downtown location of .Germania Building Photos. Would you like to license one of the photos of Germania Building?

To request photos, send a note to to me at [email protected] with the photo URL(s) and let me know how you'd like to buy the photo (as a print or digital file).Sincethe tall brownstone building at the corner of Fifth and Wabasha has been a symbol of resilience in a changing world. Only ten years after building it, the Germania Bank was forced to liquidate.

Renamed the Ernst Building, then the Pittsburgh Building, it finally became the St. Paul Building in