810 / 901 Chicago St.

810 CHICAGO ST.

Columbia House – circa 1890s. Many of the establishments of this day were taverns and hotels or boarding houses. It remained the Columbia until about 1906 when the name changed to the Green Bay House. Conrad Jaeckel was the proprietor from the 1890s until 1900 at which time John Bartelme becomes listed as owner.

Columbian House

Columbian House – Conrad Jaeckel, proprietor.  Bar token, front – circa 1890s. Image courtesy of Michael Duescher.

CONRAD JAECKEL TOKEN FRONT

Columbian House – Conrad Jaeckel, proprietor.  Bar token, back – circa 1890s. Image courtesy of Michael Duescher.

CONRAD JAECKEL TOKEN BACK

Green Bay Hotel – John Wegner Jr., proprietor. Postcard circa 1906-1920. Photo credit: D Jay Skatebo

 

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Badger Hotel – circa 1925.

Badger Hotel – circa 1940s. Matchbook-front.

Badger Hotel – matchbook, back.

Brull’s Badger Bar – Wed. December 30, 1959 – ad. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Poor House – Saturday, December 16, 1972 – ad. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Poor House – Friday, February 25, 1977 – ad. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Poor House – circa 1970s. Bar token, front. Courtesy of Tony Poklinkoski.

Poor House – bar token, back. Courtesy of Tony Poklinkoski.

Malcolm’s – 1979. Invitation to start of business. Image courtesy of Malcolm Shaw.

Malcolm’s – 1980’s menu. Images courtesy of Malcolm Shaw

Malcolm’s – Friday, October 24, 1980 – ad. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

901 Chicago – 2009.

901 Chicago St. – Saturday, April 20, 2013. Looking about the same in 2013. This building is in need of serious repairs, but the question is: Is it too late to restore?

901 Chicago St. – Saturday, April 20, 2013. This photo was taken through the front window. Items remaining since the last reincarnation as a Mexican restaurant back around the late 1990s.