The beer and baseball loving town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is located on the western shores of Lake Michigan. Known for its plethora of historic breweries and serving up some of the best micro-brews in the midwestern region of the United States it has fittingly been given the nickname “Brew City”. Aside from good drinks, Milwaukee is also home to the impressive art deco and modern architecture including the Milwaukee Art Museum designed by Santiago Calatrava.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Hoan Bridge

Multiple delays in its opening earned this bridge the nickname, "The Bridge to Nowhere".

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Tripoli Shrine Temple

This temple, inspired by the Taj Mahal, is the first Shriner's Temple in Wisconsin and one of the best examples of Moorish Revival architecture in the U.S.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Solomon Juneau

Originally built in 1903, this tugboat's current owner has restored the vessel to its original beauty and equipped it with some fancy amenities.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Federal Building

This gorgeous courthouse is one of the last surviving examples of Romanesque Revival architecture in the Midwestern USA.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Pierhead Light

Originating as a fire safety lamp, this beacon has had an adventure of its own.

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