Results tagged with 'henry koch'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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