Results tagged with 'Architecture'
Published April 29, 2013
Since 1981, when Historic Walker's Point, Inc., held its Loft Spaces and Historic Traces, the annual Spaces & Traces tour has opened the doors of Milwaukee homes and historic spaces to the public. The 32nd installment of the event, held Saturday, May 18, features Shorewood.
Published April 10, 2013
The public will get a chance to weigh in on design concepts for the new East Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library at a meeting tonight.
Published March 18, 2013
Back in January, I posted an illustrated collection of some of the "little landmarks" I enjoy most in Milwaukee. That list led to requests for more. So, by popular demand, here are more of my favorite "little" places in Milwaukee (I've easily got another 10 in the hopper), in no particular order.
Published Feb. 8, 2013
So much of why we love a bar is because of its location, its atmosphere, its history. That being the case, Best Place - located in the former Pabst Brewery - just might be my new favorite bar.
Published Jan. 25, 2013
Lately, I've been writing about a lot of famous Milwaukee buildings. Everyone knows City Hall and St. Josaphat and The Pabst Theater - important structures, one and all. That work got me thinking about how looking at the city's big landmarks has also opened my eyes to its little landmarks.
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I thought it might be fun for readers to find out how to build an igloo. They provide shelter and retain heat when frigid temperatures threaten human safety. Here is how: Step 1. Cut blocks from dry, hard, hard snow, using a snow saw or large knife. Each block should...
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