The beating heart of southeastern Wisconsin, Downtown Milwaukee has reclaimed its place as the entertainment and dining hub of Milwaukee. More than just a place to work and play, Downtown has again become a place to live, too, with more than 15,000 residents.
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Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.
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Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
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Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.
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Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.
The greatest family musical of all time winds its way down t...
Articles about Downtown
Dec. 24, 2014 1:04 p.m.
It's the season of giving, and one that means a great deal to Larry Sanders. The Milwaukee Bucks' center opens up about what the holiday means to him, from the lessons learned as a kid in Florida to what he is hoping to teach his own children - including how to best use his status to make the holiday brighter for others.
Dec. 23, 2014 11:02 a.m.
Tens of thousands of folks came out to see the 1926 dedication of the new Lincoln Memorial Bridge and Drive. Fifty years later, the bridge was crumbling and was soon replaced. But a few bits of it remain today on Milwaukee's East Side.
Dec. 22, 2014 5:04 p.m.
Many people in Milwaukee gathered and protested throughout the afternoon Monday when Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm announced that former Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney will not face any criminal charges in the death of Dontre Hamilton on April 30.
Dec. 22, 2014 4:15 p.m.
Joint statement from Common Council members Ashanti Hamilton, Russell W. Stamper II, Milele A. Coggs, Willie C. Wade and Jose G. Perez:
Dec. 22, 2014 11:48 a.m.
Congresswoman Gwen Moore on the decision to not file charges in Dontre Hamilton shooting.
Dec. 22, 2014 10:52 a.m.
Statement by Common Council President Michael J. Murphy.
Dec. 22, 2014 10:45 a.m.
Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said the fatal shooting of Dontre Hamilton in Red Arrow Park was "justified self-defense," WISN-TV reports.
Dec. 22, 2014 9:12 a.m.
Statement from Chris Ahmuty, ACLU of Wisconsin executive director.
Dec. 19, 2014 6:16 p.m.
The Layton Art Collection, Inc. has renewed its historic agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum to preserve and protect the Layton Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The collection, which served as the foundation for Milwaukee's first public art gallery, has been housed at the museum since 1957.
Dec. 18, 2014 5:36 p.m.
Both Northwestern Mutual and The Couture took steps forward today with Downtown development plans. Northwestern Mutual said it is looking to build a mixed use real estate space immediately west of its Downtown campus, while the County Board of Supervisors approved the lakefront development proposal for the 44-story Couture high-rise.