Results tagged with 'henry koch'
Published Sept. 13, 2013
On the second floor of Eighth Street School there is a collage a New School for Community Service student constructed out of photographs of the facade of the 1884 building. The effect is one of the school collapsing in on itself. "That's a picture of what the building used to look like," a school staffer quipped as he hurried past. What he could have said was, "that's what the building looked like before Diane Rosado got here in 2010."
Published Aug. 31, 2013
When my husband and I told people we were vacationing in Grant County - partly for business, partly for pleasure - most reactions were heavily dosed with skepticism. "Grant County? Is there even anything to do there?" My personal answer is yes - there is plenty to do in Grant County - more to do, even, than I could fit into four days. You just have to know where to look.
Published July 23, 2013
There's no better time to head out to what a lot of Milwaukeeans used to simply call "Wood, Wisconsin," for a tour of the grounds. Best of all, you can go anytime and the tour is free, if you have an Android or iPhone. That's because there's a walking tour app - which just may be the first of its kind in the state - that you can download free and use as an audio tour and map to the sprawling 90-acre grounds.
Published July 10, 2013
Franz Falk - whose family later went on to build the Falk manufacturing empire nearby - started his brewery with Frederick Goes in 1855, a mere seven years after arriving from Germany. In 1870, Falk's brewery erected the earliest part of the Ice House. Join us for a tour of it and some other buildings from what was once the fourth largest brewery in Brew City.
Published June 12, 2013
If you only visit Turner Hall, 1034 N. 4th St., for concerts, it's easy in the dark of night and the dimly lit concert experience to miss the beauty of the building itself. Built in 1882 and opened in 1883, the gorgeous romanesque revival Cream City brick clubhouse was designed by Henry C. Koch - who designed Milwaukee's City Hall - for the Milwaukee Turners.
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