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Address: 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414/286-3200
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Be sure to go inside and look up!

We only spent about 5 minutes inside as part of a tour -- but it is an AMAZING architectural sight once we go inside and look up! Definitely worth a quick couple of minutes to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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St. Paul, MN

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St. Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We only spent about 5 minutes inside as part of a tour -- but it is an AMAZING architectural sight once we go inside and look up! Definitely worth a quick couple of minutes to duck inside and have look around (and up!)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful building from the outside, quite a bit run down and dingy on the inside. Each time I was there they were working on it, hopefully it will get better!

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Bothell, Washington
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Stands out like a sore thumb in downtown Miwaukee -- beautiful building inside and out. Wish we had signed up for a tour so we could have gone to the top, but it is worth it just to stop in at the lobby. Pretty special structure.

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This marriage of the Richardsonian Romanesque and the German guild hall is a must see. For decades the tallest building in the city, it has been a source of inspiration for some mediocre postmodern structures around it. Definitely go into the lobby, which is little changed from when the doors opened. The purist in me valorizes the muscular base over... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

When we were in Milwaukee a couple of years ago we stopped by here and it was great. We asked if we could look around and nothing was too much trouble for them. We had a guided tour and they really gave us their attention. It is a beautiful building inside and out. The staff were so helpful and eager... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Stumbled upon the City Hall and glad we did! It's very classic Flemish-style classic building, beautiful and well maintained interior, we really enjoyed looking around and taking pictures.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I recently moved back to the city where I grew up after an absence of 37 years, with occasional visits to my parents. The day after July 4th Weekend, I had some extra time after setting up a local bank account, and City Hall was right across the street, so, since I have always been interested in architecture and city... More 

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Key West
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66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

What a remarkable building. I am so happy that it has been preserved. The view of it as you approach is nothing short of mesmerizing. I took photos for blocks until we finally reached it. Architecturally it is impressive with the large arches and stonework. Its position in the area draws your eye to it. Good job Milwaukee for keeping... More 

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Brownstown, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

several interior flights of stairs. believe it or not seven suicides met there with mike and untapped tours. was a nice rundown on the history. prob. something i would never have gone inside of but glad we did

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Beaver, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Untapped Tours of Milwaukee met here, and we went inside (can just walk in on your own - it's a public building). The building is amazing, with a large open atrium and beautiful ironwork. Very impressive. I wouldn't have known about it except for the tour.

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