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Results tagged with 'Doors Open'

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Urban spelunking: Town of Lake Water Tower and Municipal Building

Published March 18, 2014

You may not know its name, but you've seen the Town of Lake Water Tower and Municipal Building, 4001 S. 6th St. - I guarantee it. The nine-story unpainted concrete tower, with its domed top, is the most recognizable landmark on Milwaukee's South Side between the airport and the dome of St. Josaphat.


Urban spelunking: Layton Boulevard tunnels

Published Feb. 17, 2014

Thanks to Doors Open's Amy Grau - who brought me and architect Keith Stachowiak along for the adventure - I walked through nearly the entire length of that tunnel, proving my grandfather's story correct.


Dustbusters: I ain't 'fraid of no dust

Published Sept. 24, 2013

The world is full of minor mysteries and this weekend I stumbled upon an extremely minor one while leading an in-depth Doors Open Milwaukee tour of Maryland Avenue Montessori School.


Urban spelunking: Clybourn Street/Mary Hill School & Pevnick Design

Published Sept. 19, 2013

For a long time, I've been quietly trying to nudge my way in to see the former Clybourn Street School on 27th, 527 N. 27th St., between Clybourn and Michigan. This week I finally got a tour and my visit was a surprise, but not for the reasons I expected.


Getting ready for the new year: random notes on schools

Published Aug. 29, 2013

Yesterday, I stopped at Allen-Field Elementary on Lapham Boulevard to drop off some school supplies that our friend Steve Palec, programmer Nick Barth and I had collected for kids at the K3-5 school with more than 700 pupils. Plus, some notes on school buildings.

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Please excuse the lack of blog the past few days. I had fallen a little ill, but that didn't stop me from having a great Milwaukee experience. Doors Open Milwaukee or DOMKE was enlightening, inspiring and well worth braving the rainy day. The whole Guru clan went out on Saturday to several great ...

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