The downtown Marriott hotel is rising fast.
Construction of the 200-room Marriott Hotel continues to push the building higher. The project became controversial because the plans included the demolition of five historic buildings within the historically-designated East Side Commercial District. After a short, though contentious, approval process, the hotel is now under construction. The $54 million hotel was in part funded through First Pathway Partners. Though, in 2011 WHEDA granted the project $30 million in New Market Tax Credits, and the Wisconsin Business Growth Fund awarded the project an additional $10 million in tax credits. If all goes as planned the hotel should open in mid-2013.
Nov 21st, 2014 by Michael Horne
The five-story, 104 unit apartment building is nearly ready for occupancy, the first residential development on county-owned Park East land.
Nov 14th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
New 36-unit apartment building rising quickly on the East Side, as our photos show.
Nov 7th, 2014 by Dave Reid
Finally there is activity in the 14-story building on Juneau and Water that's been occupied only by a Qdoba since 2008.
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.