Results tagged with 'milwaukee preservation alliance'
Published Feb. 5, 2014
I have a special affinity for the old McKinley School, 2001 W. Vliet St., which has been owned by V.E. Carter Development, and according to the city's website, still is. But, now the building looks almost abandoned, with snow left unplowed and plywood over some of the windows. A city inspector says there's a raze order looming over the 1885 schoolhouse.
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 June 15, 2013
Milwaukee historic preservation advocate Dawn McCarthy explains the economic and environmental benefits of preserving our past.
Published Jan. 17, 2013
It's amazing how close, and yet how unknown and misunderstood, the old Soldiers Home on the Veterans Administration Grounds - which is also home to Wood National Cemetery - still is to many Milwaukeeans. Join us as we take a look.
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