The Hoan Bridge

The Hoan bridge is one of Milwaukee’s most iconic structures. On any given night you may see it lit to commemorate special occasions.

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Built in 1970 and named after one of the longest running mayors in Milwaukee, Daniel Hoan.

AUG 1979

Milwaukee’s moment in the spotlight during the making of “The Blues Brothers.” About 150 cast and crew members of the movie — including director John Landis and stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd — came to Milwaukee for what turned out to be two days of filming on Aug. 28 and 29, 1979, for a scene lasting barely a minute.

88.9 RADIO

At 9:00 pm Saturdays, tune into 88.9 Radio Milwaukee for music that matches the light display.

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