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10 must-see Doors Open MKE sites

Published Sept. 8, 2015

There's no better way to get a peek inside Milwaukee's most interesting - and often most historic - sites, many of them typically off limits to the public, than Historic Milwaukee Inc.'s annual Doors Open Milwaukee event. Historic Milwaukee has asked me to list some of my favorite sites included in this year's event and here they are, followed by a few of the sites that top my wish list.


UEC arch photo earns top prize in #MKEarches contest

Published Sept. 4, 2015

Recently, I encouraged you to submit photos of Milwaukee arches via social media for a contest to win a prize package from Historic Milwaukee Inc. I'm pleased to report that after consulting with Stacy Swadish, executive director of Historic Milwaukee, we have a winner.


WasteCap opens warehouse of salvaged building materials to the public

Published July 10, 2015

For the past 15 years, Milwaukee nonprofit, WasteCap Resource Solutions has been working to not only keep building materials out of the dump, but also to conserve resources by reusing materials and, at the same time, provide employment and job training to Milwaukee residents. Now, it opens its new warehouse to the public.


11 lost Milwaukee schoolhouses

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.

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