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Joseph Zilber

Joseph Zilber (1917-2010) was the founder of Towne Realty (now Zilber Property Group).

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Eyes on Milwaukee: MKE Brewing Co. Celebrates New Brewery
Eyes on Milwaukee

MKE Brewing Co. Celebrates New Brewery

Breaks ground on new brewery with twice the capacity and rooftop beer garden.

UWM’S Zilber School of Public Health attains national accreditation
Press Release

UWM’S Zilber School of Public Health attains national accreditation

It is the first accredited school of public health in Wisconsin.

Plenty of Horne: Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools
Plenty of Horne

Two Tall Men Duel Over Schools

Evers and Holtz square off in superintendent's race; sparks fly both ways.

Friday Photos: Church Becoming Brewery
Friday Photos

Church Becoming Brewery

Pabst coming back to where it all began.

Historic 1927 Riverside Chairs up for Auction
Press Release

Historic 1927 Riverside Chairs up for Auction

100% Proceeds Go to MKE's Animals in Need

NNS Announces Membership Program

NNS Announces Membership Program

Unique hyper-local publication seeks support from individual readers and fans.

Plenty of Horne: New Era for Riverside Theater
Plenty of Horne

New Era for Riverside Theater

Cool new retro marquee unveiled. And an ongoing project will upgrade the entire theater.

City Streets: Highland Was Known as “Sauerkraut Boulevard”
City Streets

Highland Was Known as “Sauerkraut Boulevard”

It was also Johnson St. and Prairie St. before its name changed.

Zilber Ltd. & Pabst Theater Group Announce Major Public Investment
Press Release

Zilber Ltd. & Pabst Theater Group Announce Major Public Investment

New Marquee + 40-Foot Tall Vertical coming to West Wisconsin Ave

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Return of Pabst Brewing
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Return of Pabst Brewing

The city's famed beer maker, long absent from Milwaukee, will return to the Pabst Brewery complex.

Plenty of Horne: Celebrating the Life of Paul Jakubovich
Plenty of Horne

Celebrating the Life of Paul Jakubovich

A host of notables gathered to salute Jakubovich and the fabulous historic architecture of Milwaukee he helped protect.

Friday Photos: The Brewery’s 100-Unit Frederick Lofts
Friday Photos

The Brewery’s 100-Unit Frederick Lofts

Photos of this major residential project, another addition to a virtual mini-city replacing the old Pabst Brewery.

Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address
Press Release

Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address

Milwaukee February 24, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery

Remembering Donna Schlieman, Historic Preservationist

Remembering Donna Schlieman, Historic Preservationist

A longtime leader with Milwaukee Preservation Alliance, who helped defeat the Pabst City proposal, died on Friday.

City People: Dan Adams
City People

Dan Adams

How a former Peace Corps worker became a neighborhood organizer on the South Side.

House Confidential: Gregory Thornton’s Urban Apartment
House Confidential

Gregory Thornton’s Urban Apartment

He's got a place in the 23 story Prospect Towers, but is it named after Armstrong, Ellington or maybe Billie Holiday?

We Want to Save the Warner

We Want to Save the Warner

A non-profit trust hopes to restore a classic downtown theater as a concert hall.

Zilber Family Foundation Announces Three-Year Grant to UNCOM
Press Release

Zilber Family Foundation Announces Three-Year Grant to UNCOM

The Zilber Family Foundation announced today that it had awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $600,000 to United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee.

A Spectacular Green Neighborhood is Brewing in Milwaukee

A Spectacular Green Neighborhood is Brewing in Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s newest trendy neighborhood is likely to become one of its best, and almost certainly its greenest.

How Urban are Marquette, MIAD, MSOE, and UWM?

How Urban are Marquette, MIAD, MSOE, and UWM?

Milwaukee is lucky to have a number of higher education institutions in its most urban neighborhoods.

Photo Gallery: Zilber Park
Photo Gallery

Zilber Park

The recently opened Zilber Park is a functional, and useful shared feature of The Brewery project. This park might not strike many people as a park in the Milwaukee sense of the word, meaning it has lots of grass and trees, but this is a creatively designed urban park that respects its location and creates an outdoor space ready for activation.

Sydney Hih Nomination Held at Historic Preservation

Sydney Hih Nomination Held at Historic Preservation

This Historic Preservation Commission ("HPC") meeting included agenda items for the high profile projects, The Palomar, The Brewery and the Goll Mansion redevelopment.

Common Council Passes Vehicle Registration Fee

Common Council Passes Vehicle Registration Fee

Senator Russ Feingold presented his upcoming legislation which focuses on encouraging innovation, growth in small business, creating jobs in green energy, linking business with education and capitalizing on research in the fresh water science.  He received input into this legislation from local business leaders, Sheldon Lubar and Joseph Zilber, with the hope of finding solutions […]

Pabst Brewery Redevelopment Update

Pabst Brewery Redevelopment Update

Over the past couple of years I have followed the redevelopment of the former Pabst Brewery intently.

Pabst Office Redevelopment Moves Along

Pabst Office Redevelopment Moves Along

The Pabst Brewing Complex Originally uploaded by compujeramey Jim Haertel, president of Brew City Redevelopment Group LLC, is excited to finally see his dream coming to fruition. Haertel, who I’ve mentioned before owns a group of former Pabst brewery office buildings that are part of the complex that Joseph Zilber is redeveloping. Haertel is a […]

Higher Education Expanding in Downtown Milwaukee

Higher Education Expanding in Downtown Milwaukee

Both Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have been working on multiple expansions within downtown Milwaukee. Marquette University has two major initiatives including the $100 million Discovery Learning Complex and the new Marquette University Law School. The Discovery Learning Complex will house the College of Engineering on recently acquired land at the 1600 block […]

The Brewery Kickoff Video

The Brewery Kickoff Video

Old Machines Originally uploaded by compujeramey I was poking around The Brewery website after writing the last post on Mark Chmura and friends purchasing Building 14 and found that Towne Realty has released a video synopsis of the coverage surrounding the initial groundbreaking of the development. It’s a neat little video to watch about the […]

The Roundup: Jeff Stone Punk’d?
The Roundup

Jeff Stone Punk’d?

Seems like somebody is messing around with Rep. Jeff Stone's campaign identity.