Results tagged with 'Urban Spelunking'
Published June 22, 2015
Milwaukee is lucky to still have so many beautiful 19th century and early 20th century schoolhouses - designed by the most respected and talented Milwaukee architects of their day. But some have also been lost to time, thanks to fire, demolition or replacement. Here, excerpted from my 2012 book, "Historic Milwaukee Public Schoolhouses" - and augmented with a few more "bonus" gems - are 11 lost Milwaukee schoolhouses.
Published June 16, 2015
The Third Ward is not only a vibrant living museum of historic Milwaukee architecture, those buildings offer examples of work by all the greatest architects the city has produced. Follow me on a second mini walking tour of some of the neighborhood's most interesting gems.
Published June 10, 2015
When Helen and Stella Gunnis opened their own record store in Milwaukee during the Depression, people said they were nuts. But within a couple years, those critics changed their tune, and the business endured for 22 years.
Published June 8, 2015
Will sidewalk replacement work in Washington Heights spell the end of some of the city's oldest surviving sidewalks?
Published June 5, 2015
This morning, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced that it has officially attributed the single-family home at 2106 E. Newton Ave. in Shorewood as a built example of a Frank Lloyd Wright design. We took a peek inside.
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