Results tagged with 'art deco'
Published June 27, 2017
Surely, too many of Milwaukee's grand old movie houses are gone. But there are also a few survivors that many of us rarely notice. One of them is the gorgeous Art Deco Varsity Theater, 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave., now more formally known as Marquette's Holthusen Hall.
Published May 13, 2015
Cafe at the Plaza, 1007 N. Cass St., reopened today after being closed for renovations since March 30.
Published Jan. 22, 2015
By the 1970s, an ugly addition and the gutting of the deco charm inside left The Edgewater a mere shadow of its original glory on the shores of Lake Mendota. But now, with a new owner, a completely new renovation and a brand new sister building across an inviting plaza, The Edgewater is clearly atop the world of Madison hotels once again.
Published Oct. 6, 2014
The Ambassador Hotel completed restoration of its 85-year-old neon rooftop sign. Its preservation and restoration was quite a challenge.
Published March 18, 2014
You may not know its name, but you've seen the Town of Lake Water Tower and Municipal Building, 4001 S. 6th St. - I guarantee it. The nine-story unpainted concrete tower, with its domed top, is the most recognizable landmark on Milwaukee's South Side between the airport and the dome of St. Josaphat.
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