Results tagged with 'Doors Open'
Published April 24, 2014
The day that I followed the steeples from St. John's Lutheran on Vliet Street to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on North 4th Street, I spied another steeple straight up the block and it was then that I discovered the former Evangelische Dreieinigkeits Kirche at the corner of 4th and Meinecke. What I found there was not only a beautiful church, but some forgotten Milwaukee history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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