Results tagged with 'sydney hih'
Published Dec. 26, 2016
The massive, decrepit, patchwork-painted Sydney Hih (pronounced "high") buildings, which splayed on the corner of 3rd and Juneau from the mid-1800s to 2012, went through many transformations over the years, but are remembered by many Milwaukeeans as a sanctuary of counter-culture that created and quelled bands, businesses, relationships and lives.
Published Feb. 9, 2015
We asked retired Milwaukee firefighter Wayne Mutza - who has also authored books on the history of and his time with the Milwaukee Fire Dept. - about some of the most dramatic fires in Milwaukee history. Here, Mutza - whose brother Dale Mutza photographed many Milwaukee fire scenes - shares nine of them.
Published Dec. 7, 2014
In this segment of Milwaukee Talks, DJ Dori Zori chats about her bust-a-rhyme name, clubbing in the '90s, radio, music, voice recognition, the Sydney Hih building and more.
Published Jan. 17, 2013
On Friday, Jan. 18, the nine metal letters that spelled out Sydney Hih on the front of the building will be reborn as public art at The Shops of Grand Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Published Nov. 5, 2012
The holidays are right around the corner, so it's not too soon to think about the Milwaukee musician with an eye for history and folk art (or rock and roll art, depending on your tastes). Veteran local musician Johnny Washday (of, yes, streetcorner roots music crew Johnny on Washday) is hosting a cigar box guitar sale at Gallery 911, 911 W. National Ave., in Walker's Point.
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