Results tagged with 'mecca'
Published May 24, 2016
Last year, we took you inside the Milwaukee Theatre (formerly the Auditorium) and the Arena to get a look behind the scenes at these local landmarks. This time, we dig into the archives to find treasures from events held in those venues.
Published April 12, 2016
In 2016, Milwaukee is talking about expanding its convention center - the size of which has been called inadequate to draw conventions of a certain scale - on a patch of land on the southwest corner of 4th and Kilbourn. In 1960, things weren't much different.
Published April 13, 2015
As the spotlight widens on the ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and politicians around the state regarding the construction of a new Downtown arena, the Milwaukee Admirals have been left in the shadows. As of now, there are no plans to have the Admirals as a part of the new multi-purpose arena.
Published April 9, 2015
The way we see the world is all a matter of perspective, of point of view. Take, for example, the Milwaukee Theatre. Whenever I go inside, I rue the loss of the Auditorium's arcaded interior. On a recent tour of the both the Milwaukee Theatre and the adjacent Arena -- which I may always call the Auditorium and MECCA Arena (sorry, I can't stop myself) -- I was surprised to see how much of the auditorium remains in place.
Published Jan. 12, 2015
Today, Ben Koller reached out via email to say that he is "actively seeking new ownership for the MECCA Floor." Here's his statement.
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