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Goldmann's Department Store sign finds a new home ... in North Dakota?

Published Aug. 31, 2015

The former Goldmann's Department Store is in the process of becoming the new home to the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center. As a part of the renovation process, however, its iconic sign was taken down. After spending some time for sale in the construction lot, the popular Milwaukee and Mitchell Street landmark has found a new home. But, not in Milwaukee.


Think Resale shines on Mitchell Street

Published June 18, 2015

Darin and Dimity Grabowski opened Think Resale Shop, 1017 W. Mitchell St., in 2011. Earlier this year, they bought the building next door and expanded their vintage / thrift shop. "I love Mitchell Street. The old meets the new here," Dimity says.


Milwaukee Talks: Renaissance man Adam Carr

Published June 6, 2015

Adam Carr can't quite say he was born and raised in Milwaukee because he moved here from the Washington, D.C. area when he was a year old, but the 30-year-old has built a life and career around exploring, critiquing, celebrating and documenting the city in a variety of ways.


Doors Open Milwaukee: Mapping and exploring the city's patchwork quilt

Published April 30, 2015

My role as cartographer, or map maker, for Doors Open is to help provide an easy-to-read map that guides you to any and all of the sites and tours that will be open on Sept. 19-20. Beyond the scope of providing directions to sites with the maps, I get to observe how Doors Open Milwaukee becomes a more inclusive way to get to know the City of Milwaukee and its nearby suburbs.


New South Side library draws on the past to build the future

Published March 25, 2015

In recent years, Milwaukee Public Library has been building for the future, replacing aged branches with mixed-use developments that ensure the libraries will be community fixtures for years to come. For its next project, MPL is moving the Forest Home branch into the future by reviving an old South Side neighborhood gem.

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