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Results tagged with 'Urban Spelunking'

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10 Downtown eyesores: East Town edition

Published Aug. 16, 2014

From ugly parking structures, to dead stretches of street to a freeway that cuts like machetes, Milwaukee -- for all its vigor -- still has some problem spots. We look at some on the east side of Downtown.

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Urban spelunking: Downtown steam tunnels

Published Aug. 14, 2014

Milwaukee's got a knack for putting waste to good use. Consider Milorganite or, less obviously to those of us up here on the surface, the city steam system. Follow Bobby Tanzilo as he goes down into two We Energies steam tunnels beneath the streets of Downtown.

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Urban spelunking: Northern Trust Building

Published Aug. 8, 2014

You can tell when folks really love their home. Ferry & Clas' Northern Trust Building, 526 E. Wisconsin Ave., is that kind of place. Its beauty is recognized and appreciated every day by the folks lucky enough to spend their time in a Milwaukee landmark.

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A Milwaukee River parkway and Downtown Disney?

Published Aug. 7, 2014

"The Downtown Milwaukee River ... Once a mighty stream of commerce, now seeks a new role in the life of the city." So said a 1968 report by the Milwaukee River Technical Study Committee, a 10-member group of local officials that convened for five years to assess the state of the river, look back at its history and consider its future. The report makes for interesting reading nearly 50 years later.

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A Downtown quiz

Published July 28, 2014

In honor of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week -- and the start of State Fair -- I offer up this little quiz. Be the first to post a talkback with correct answers to the questions accompanying all five images and you'll win a pair of State Fair tickets.

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