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UPDATE: Garfield School redevelopment gets WHEDA funding

Published May 3, 2016

Last year, the city approved a plan by Maures Development Group to redevelop a set of buildings, including the Henry Koch-designed former Garfield Avenue School, into mixed-income housing, a new America's Black Holocaust Museum and more. What's up?

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Hilton Garden Inn occupies a prime piece of Milwaukee history

Published April 11, 2016

You don't even have to step inside to realize that the hotel at 611 N. Broadway in Downtown Milwaukee isn't your run of the mill Hilton Garden Inn. While the mid-priced hotels are pretty much invariably nice, they rarely leave you breathless. This Downtown property just might.

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A look at the South Division dome, a South Side icon

Published Dec. 16, 2015

Today, I found myself driving past Bluemel's Garden Center, which is closed for the season, at 4930 W. Loomis Rd., and I couldn't resist the urge to stop and see the old South Division High School dome, which was built into the garden center's building.

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Contest: Milwaukee's "golden" arches

Published Aug. 26, 2015

We're teaming with Historic Milwaukee Inc. on a photo contest to find the best pictures of Milwaukee's finest arches - recognizable (like City Hall's, for example) or not. Post your images to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, using the hashtag #MKEarches and HMI executive director Stacy Swadish Kosmatka and I will select the best photo (according to us) on Friday, Sept. 4.

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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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