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1931 Milwaukee Directory New street numbering system


Milwaukee County Wisconsin Genealogy

Wright's Directory Milwaukee 1931
New Street Numbering System

Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide. transcribed by: Gary R. See contributors page NEW NUMBERING SYSTEM

The north and south base line division is N. First St., the Milwaukee River, S. First St., and Chase Ave., while the harbor entrance, Menomonee River, W. Canal St., and W. Stevenson St. constitute the east and west base line.

All streets north and south of the east and west base line bear the prefix "North" or "South," respectively, while all streets running east or west of the north and south base line bear the prefix: "East" or "West."

All houses and buildings are numbered on a basis of one number for each fifteen feet of property frontage, starting at the base line with the number 100, and continuing with consecutive hundreds at each street intersection, wherever possible. Where on ly one number is available for any house of building, and such house has an upper portion, or the property a rear house, the same number is used, including the suffix "A," "B," "C" etc. as required.


OLD NAME:					NEW NAME:
American Ave.					S. 15th Pl.
Arizona Ave. (east part)			E. Bennett Ave.
Arizona Ave. (west part)			E. Gauer Cir.
Arnauld Ave. (Bluemound Rd. to Canal St.)	N. 44th St.
Arnauld Ave. (Canal St. to National Ave.)	S. 44th St.
Auburn Ln.					S. 22nd Pl.
Belair Pl.					N. 28th Pl.
Beulah Ave.					South Shore Dr.
Bues Ave. (West Milwaukee)			S. 51st St.
Claremont St.					W. Olive St.
Clinton St.					S. 1st St.
Ealing Ln.					W. Congress St.
East St.					W. Traser St.
E. Water St.					N. Water St.
18th Ave.					S. 23rd St.
8th Ave.					S. 13th St.
11th Ave.					S. 16th St.
Elizabeth Ave					W. Saveland Ave.
Elizabeth Ave., East				E. Saveland Ave.
Elliott Pl.					W. Dewey Pl.
Fifteenth Ave.					S. 20th St.
Fifth Ave.					S. 10th St.
Fiftieth St. (from State to Juneau)		N. 50th  Pl.
First Ave. (from Fowler to Canal)		N. 6th St.
First Ave. (from Canal to end)			S. 6th St.
Fortieth ave.					S. 47th St.
Forty-first Ave.				S. 48th St.
Forty-second Ave.				S. 49th St.
Fourteenth Ave.					S. 19th St.
Fourth Ave.					S. 9th St.
Garden St.					S. 5th St.
Greenbush St.					S. 4th St.
Grove St.					S. 5th St.
Gruber Ave.					W. Congress St.
Hanover St.					S. 3rd St.
Island Ave. (up to Capitol Dr.)			N. Palmer St.
Jackson Dr.					W. Manitoba St.
Lezala Pl.					S. 21st Pl.
Luther Pl.					N. 55th Pl.
Maurice St.					W. Messmer St.
Midland Ave.					S. 9th Pl.
Nineteenth Ave.					S. 24th St
Ninth Ave.					S. 14th St.
Nora Pl.					W. Melvina St.
N. Water St. (from Astor to Warren)		E. Kane Pl.
Northern Pl.					W. Hope Ave.
Northway St.					W. Purdue St.
Northwestern Ave.				E. Bennett Ave.
Oakwood Ave.					W. Fairmount Ave.
Park St. (from S. Water to Clinton)		E. Bruce St.
Park St. (from Clinton St. to end)		W. Bruce St.
Parker Ave.					S. 1st St
Pearl St. (from Burnham to Vilter Ln.)		S. 21st St.
Pennsylvania Ave. (from Delaware to Beulah)	E. Bennett Ave.
Prospect Ave.					N. Prospect Ave.
Reed St.					S. 2nd St.
Ripple St.					W. Lancaster Ave.
Rose Hill Pl.					S. 23rd St.
Ruth Ct.					N. 24th Pl.
St. Fancis Ave.					W. Warnimount Ave.
St. Francis Ave. East				E. Warnimount Ave.
Second Ave.					S. 7th St.
Sercombe Rd. (from 35th to 38th St)		W. Marion St.
Sercombe Rd. (150' N of Hope Ave.)		N. 39th St.
Seventeenth Ave.				S. 22nd St.
Seventh Ave.					S. 12th St.
Sixteenth Ave.					S. 21st St.
Sixth Ave.					S. 11th St.
Sixty-fourth St. (from Center to Lisbon)	N. Carlton Pl.
S. Bay St. (from Kinnickinnic to Lennox)	E. Bay St.
S. Pierce St.					W. Pierce St.
S. Water St. (from Barclay to Clinton)		E. Seeboth St.
S. Water St. (from Clinton to Reed)		W. Seeboth St.
Stange Ave.					W. Stark St.
Sylvester Pl.					S. 10th Pl.
Tenth Ave.					S. 15th St.
Third Ave.					S. 8th St.
Thirteenth Ave.					S. 18th St.
Thirtieth Ave.					S. 35th St.
Thirty-first Ave.				S. 36th St.
Thirty-second Ave.				S. 37th St.
Thirty-third Ave.				S. 38th St.
Thirty-fourth Ave.				S. 39th St.
Thirty-fifth Ave.				S. 40th St.
Thirty-sixth Ave.				S. 41st St.
Thirty-seventh Ave.				S. 43rd St
Thirty-eight Ave.				S. 44th St.
Thirty-ninth Ave.				S. 45th St.
Townsend Ct.					W. Townsend St.
Twelfth Ave.					S. 17th St.
Twentieth Ave.					S. 25th St.
Twenty-first Ave.				S. 26th St.
Twenty-second Ave.				S. 27th St.
Twenty-third Ave.				S. 28th St.
Twenty-fourth Ave.				S. 29th St.
Twenty-fifth Ave.				S. 30th St.
Twenty-sixth Ave.				S. 31st St.
Twenty-seventh Ave.				S. 32nd St.
Twenty-eighth Ave.				S. 33rd St.
Twenty-ninth Ave.				S. 34th St.
Valley Rd.					S. 2nd St.
West St.					S. Greeley St.
W. Fiftieth St.					N. 50th Pl.
W. Forty-seventh St.				N. 48th St.
W. Nineteenth St.				N. 19th Pl.
W. Thirty-ninth Ave.				S. 46th St.
W. Thirty-seventh St. (from Park Hill to 
			Wisconsin)		N. 38th St.
W. Thirty-seventh St. (from Juneau to Vliet) 	N. 37th Pl.
W. Thirty-sixth Ave.				S. 42nd St.
W. Twenty-fourth St.				N. 24th Pl.
W. Water St.					N. Plankinton Ave.

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