Marriott Hotel Begins to Rise
The controversial Marriott hotel begins to rise.
The 200-room Marriott Hotel is starting to rise from the hole in the ground where three historic buildings once stood along Milwaukee St. in downtown Milwaukee. The controversial project faced opposition, including from myself, as originally proposed, because five historic buildings within the East Side Commercial District were to be demolished with no guarantee that anything would be built in place of the buildings. But after these fears were alleviated, and what was in fact a short, though tense, public process the hotel is now under construction. Although three historic buildings were lost to the wrecking ball, key buildings fronting Wisconsin Ave. are now being restored and integrated as part of the project.
Oct 31st, 2014 by Michael Horne
Shoreline restoration, bicycle trails and other changes are happening along the river on the Lower East Side. Our photos track the progress in the last year.
Oct 10th, 2014 by Michael Horne
Our photos capture a new start for an old building.
Oct 3rd, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
It's a bus stop, art work, and urban island. Grand opening is tonight, but we've already got photos of the new amenity.
Sep 26th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
New East Side apartment building is bringing good urban form back to prominent corner.
Sep 13th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
New freshwater school is the centerpiece of the burgeoning water cluster.
Sep 5th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
New high rise office building has no city subsidy and will add to the property tax base immediately.