John Gurda is a Milwaukee historian.
He is the the Chair of the Citizen Advisory Committee On The Naming Of Public Buildings, Facilities And Streets.
Content referencing John Gurda
New library on Mitchell St. could bring "Third Ward-caliber energy" to the south side neighborhood, John Gurda predicts.Dec 18th, 2014 by Michael Horne
News release from Alderman Robert J. BaumanAug 12th, 2014 by Robert Bauman
Nominees are being sought for the 2014 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award, according to Alderman Robert J. Bauman.Apr 23rd, 2014 by Robert Bauman
Nominees are being sought for the 2013 Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award, according to Alderman Robert J. Bauman.Jun 4th, 2013 by Robert Bauman
24-acre park along Menomonee River to open July 20Feb 14th, 2013 by Menomonee Valley Partners
Alderman José G. Pérez makes an onscreen appearance in the Walker’s Point episode of “Around the Corner” airing tomorrow (Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m.) and Friday, February 8 (8 p.m.), on Milwaukee Public Television. Alderman Pérez, whose 12th Aldermanic District includes the bustling, diverse, and historic Walker’s Point neighborhood, said he was honored to […]Feb 6th, 2013 by Jose Perez
Milwaukee Public Library’s Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame to induct two state natives: children’s author/illustrator Kevin Henkes and author/filmmaker Richard Schickel.Oct 12th, 2012 by Press Release
Popular Contest Produced Hundreds of SuggestionsOct 9th, 2012 by Tom Barrett
Downtown block parties are coming, use of bike racks on MCTS buses doubles year-over-year, explore the Historic Concordia neighborhood with HMI, UWM gets a zoning change, The Moderne is meeting hiring requirements, and kids can ride free on the Amtrak Hiawatha this summer.May 17th, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene
The Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustee’s Building and Development Committee met at the East Library on Wednesday night to hear final proposals from the three respondents to the East Library Redevelopment RFP. Following a closed session for deliberations, the Building and Development Committee voted to move the proposal from HSI Properties forward to the full Library Board.Nov 10th, 2011 by Jeramey Jannene
Imagine this for a moment -- you’re a kid in a candy store, and as things go, this candy store is opening for the first time ever and only for one weekend. Oh gosh. You’ve dreamed of this cornucopia of confections so many times before, you know every name and shiny wrapper in the store... but your eyes are bigger than your stomach. How can you pick just a choice few, knowing your slight allowance won’t let you have all that you want? It’s the best and worst kind of agony.Sep 21st, 2011 by Adam Carr
Map of Memories is not only an enthralling 90-minute kinetic display of beautiful sinewy human motion but also a local history lesson. A performance event features a fascinating pre-show talk by Milwaukee Historian John Gurda about the origins of Jones Island, its inhabitants, and its eventual change into its support for modern industry.May 2nd, 2009 by Michael Madden