History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Wisconsin - Businesses - Bars and Clubs

Location: 132 E. Juneau Street, Milwaukee WI



Male/ Female
Bar/ social/ dance



Kisses was a fun and interesting dance bar. The bar and dance floor were on two different levels with an open stairway between them (not quite a spiral staircase but had that feel to it). A lot of brick, and nooks and crannies to hang out with a friend. Not the largest building and had a somewhat cramped feel if it got crowded, but a lot of fun.

This location later became the Factory II bar, owned by Chuck Cicirello.

Advertisement for Kisses
(Milw Calendar, vol 1-01, Feb. 1978))
Advertisement for Kisses
(Milw Calendar, vol 1-10, June 1978))

Early Drink card

Alternate view of building

Guest pass

Drink card

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Last updated: August-2023.

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