Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods book by John Gurda
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In addition to online and our office, you can purchase a copy on Amazon and at these independent book stores and museum shops:
Boswell Books, Milwaukee
Brew City Beer Gear, Milwaukee stores at Grand Avenue, Public Market and Southridge Mall
Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Little Read Book, Wauwatosa
Milwaukee County Historical Society, Milwaukee
Milwaukee Domes Gift Shop, Milwaukee Note card box sets available too.
North Point Lighthouse, Milwaukee
Rainbow Booksellers, Milwaukee
Readers Choice, Milwaukee
Book World Inc., Mequon
Mystery To Me, Madison
Book Talks and Signings
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Media Coverage of Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods
Milwaukee Independent Video, 1/7/2016
Milwaukee Independent Article, 1/7/2016
Wisconsin Public Radio 11/19/2015
Milwaukee Magazine 10/26/2015
WUWM Radio 10/20/2015
WTMJ Radio AM 620 10/8/2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Crossroads Opinion by John Gurda 10/4/2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Book Review 9/18/2015
OnMilwaukee.com article 9/18/2015
BizTimes article on book donations
Get a sneak peak!
Download and read an entire chapter on the Historic Third Ward. Click here to download the pdf (6.5 MB).
About the Author
John Gurda is a Milwaukee-born writer and historian who has been studying his hometown since 1972. He is the author of twenty-one books, on subjects ranging from life insurance to Frank Lloyd Wright and from heavy industries to historic cemeteries. Gurda is the author of the Making of Milwaukee, a feature-length history of the community. Milwaukee Public Television premiered an Emmy Award-winning documentary series based on the book in 2006.
In addition to his work as an author, Gurda is a lecturer, tour guide, and local history columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He holds a B.A. in English from Boston College and an M.A. in Cultural Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Gurda is an eight-time winner of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Award of Merit.