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An architectural Ringer?

Published March 28, 2014

Yesterday, I stumbled upon a 1926 article about the earliest architects working in Milwaukee. One sentence particularly caught my attention.


Lavish book catalogs The Pfister's hallowed history

Published March 6, 2014

Short of visiting the landmark hotel itself, nothing conveys The Pfister's unique sense of place like "The History, Art & Imagery of The Pfister Hotel," a lavish hardcover volume illustrated with photographs by Jay Filter and written by local author and ad man Thomas Jordan.


Urban spelunking: The Milwaukee Club

Published Feb. 10, 2014

The secret's been out a long time, so I don't make any claims to it, of course, but you'd be forgiven for believing that the 1883 home of the Milwaukee Club, on the northeast corner of Jefferson and Wisconsin was the work of Milwaukee architect Edward Townsend Mix. I thought so, too, until I learned the truth on a recent tour.


Pajot recounts rocky story of building our iconic City Hall

Published Jan. 8, 2014

If you think getting things done in city government is challenge these days, then I suggest you read Milwaukee historian Dennis Pajot's most recent book. His engrossing "Building Milwaukee City Hall" isn't subtitled, "The Political, Legal and Construction Battles" for nothing.


Urban spelunking: Eighth Street School

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."

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