Results tagged with 'architecture'
Published March 5, 2015
Just off 6th Street, near the Iron Horse Hotel, is a small, independent, locally-owned business that saw a hole in the construction and architecture business model and sought to fill it in. But that's just what ScopeBridge does. The man behind it, and his story, make it much more than that.
Published Dec. 4, 2014
This morning, Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) announces that its School of Pharmacy Building received the Architectural Portfolio Award for outstanding design in the post-secondary category from American School & University magazine.
Published Nov. 21, 2014
Milwaukee Public Library looks into Milwaukee's historic public schoolhouses with a small exhibit and panel discussion at Central Library.
Published Oct. 27, 2014
Schools are landmarks in their neighborhoods, and some are well-known across the city. But even some of the oldest schoolhouses in Milwaukee are not the first schools to stand on their respective sites.
Published Oct. 13, 2014
Though Jack Pettey's name isn't the biggest graffiti in the attic at Maryland Avenue School, for some reason it -- and the date, 1946 -- jumps out at you. When I snapped some photographs, Pettey's distinctive scrawl made it into the frame and his name was etched in my memory. Last week, I snapped another photo of it. This time, Pettey himself was in the picture.
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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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