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Julilly Kohler

Julily Kohler is a Milwaukee real estate developer and philanthropist. She is a cousin of Wisconsin billionaire Herbert Kohler.

In the past Kohler has been a Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney and Divorce Lawyer. She also has served on the City Plan Commission. She has been one of the driving forces behind the revitalization of Brady Street.

She developed and resides in the Kane Commons multi-family development. She also developed the Passeggio multi-use development on east end of Brady Street.

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Plenty of Horne: New Radio Station on Brady Street
Plenty of Horne

New Radio Station on Brady Street

New liberal station, Talk Radio 1510-AM, is moving to Brady Street.

The Return of Jane’s Walk

The Return of Jane’s Walk

Second annual event inspired by Jane Jacobs offers many activities.

Plenty of Horne: A Lift For Brady Street, Swing Park
Plenty of Horne

A Lift For Brady Street, Swing Park

Casablanca gets old lift station for dining patio; Swing Park area gets redesign.

Plenty of Horne: Chisholm For Governor?
Plenty of Horne

Chisholm For Governor?

Will District Attorney run against Walker? DA's son encourages speculation.

Plenty of Horne: Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM
Plenty of Horne

Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM

Doors Open site will also host Milwaukee Film Festival Party.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Business Advisory Council
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Business Advisory Council

The council has recommended four crucial steps needed to grow our economy and put Wisconsinites back to work at well-paying jobs.

Plenty of Horne: Last Site at Kane Commons Getting Built
Plenty of Horne

Last Site at Kane Commons Getting Built

Single family home is last piece in complicated, $4 million real estate jigsaw puzzle.

Bar Exam: Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory
Bar Exam

Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory

Yet it's been a tavern for more than a century. This is truly old Milwaukee.

Plenty of Horne: Live From Milwaukee, It’s MSNBC!
Plenty of Horne

Live From Milwaukee, It’s MSNBC!

Chris Matthews and company are broadcasting to the world from Lakefront Brewery.

Shelter for Homeless Women Changes Focus

Shelter for Homeless Women Changes Focus

After 20 years, Nia Imani Family Inc. will now serve only first-time mothers and children.

Plenty of Horne: Behold The ECO Mayor
Plenty of Horne

Behold The ECO Mayor

Barrett touts green efforts, changes name of environmental sustainability office to ECO.

Plenty of Horne: City Birthday Party All About Dining
Plenty of Horne

City Birthday Party All About Dining

Politicians and candidate hopefuls mix with winners of dining awards.

Plenty Of Horne: All Hail Our Business Improvement Districts
Plenty Of Horne

All Hail Our Business Improvement Districts

City party celebrates work of 35 BIDs, which have helped improve many city neighborhoods.

Brady Street’s Delicate Balancing Act

Brady Street’s Delicate Balancing Act

Residents strive to keep a healthy mix of uses in their densely populated neighborhood.

Plenty of Horne: Wisconsin Falling Behind on Renewable Energy

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty of Horne: Wisconsin Falling Behind on Renewable Energy
Plenty of Horne

Wisconsin Falling Behind on Renewable Energy

These businesses spend much of their time battling political opposition in Wisconsin, an expert notes.

Plenty of Horne: Journal Sentinel Will Lose All Local Control
Plenty of Horne

Journal Sentinel Will Lose All Local Control

Gannett purchase will make it part of national chain, integrated into USA Today-centered operation.

Vacating Fourth Street for a Bucks plaza would be drastic and risky
Press Release

Vacating Fourth Street for a Bucks plaza would be drastic and risky

Vacating any downtown street involves major ramifications for current and future transportation and land use.

Plenty of Horne: The Return of Peter Park
Plenty of Horne

The Return of Peter Park

Now a top consultant, the former city planner says Milwaukee's 20-year plan was done in a decade.

Plenty of Horne: Brady Street Apartments Debated at Meeting
Plenty of Horne

Brady Street Apartments Debated at Meeting

And Frank Alioto gives remarkable speech about Brady Street's potential.

Plenty of Horne: De Blasio Descends on Milwaukee
Plenty of Horne

De Blasio Descends on Milwaukee

New York's mayor and crew of handlers and security came for his speech to state Democrats. Later he partied with local pols and local brews at Nick's House.

Plenty of Horne: Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar
Plenty of Horne

Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar

His claim on streetcar turns out to be false. Meanwhile, new city assessor appointed with little fanfare.

Swing Park Nominated for MANDI Award

Swing Park Nominated for MANDI Award

And its story -- and controversies- keep getting retold.

Plenty of Horne: What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?
Plenty of Horne

What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?

The recently-formed grassroots group, which looks to make sure all citizens benefit from Milwaukee's water resources, holds a fundraiser.

In Public: Why the Swing Park Failed
In Public

Why the Swing Park Failed

It became a comedy of errors, but raises serious questions about the city’s strategy for “creative placemaking.”

Plenty of Horne: New Apartments Planned for Third Ward
Plenty of Horne

New Apartments Planned for Third Ward

Building which once housed Northwestern Coffee Mills will be renovated to include 15 urban apartments and two retail spaces.

Plenty of Horne: Last Remaining Single Family Riverfront Lot
Plenty of Horne

Last Remaining Single Family Riverfront Lot

“Build your dream home in an established community.” The lot can be yours for just $79,000.

Plenty of Horne: For Rail or Trail
Plenty of Horne

For Rail or Trail

A path along the lake could connect cyclists/hikers to Ozaukee County, but coal freight is hogging the line.

Back in the News: “Controversy” Over Swing Park?
Back in the News

“Controversy” Over Swing Park?

Architect blasts city for altering her design. Are her complaints valid?

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Swings are Back — and Better than Before
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Swings are Back — and Better than Before

Guerrilla urbanism triumphs, as “magical” swings re-installed under Holton Avenue Bridge.

Plenty of Horne: Marcus Prize-Winner’s New Installation Unveiled
Plenty of Horne

Marcus Prize-Winner’s New Installation Unveiled

Tokyo-based architect Sou Fujimoto gets the $100,000 Marcus Prize and works with students to create a temporary installation at Prospect and Ogden.

Plenty of Horne: The City’s New “Social Network for Neighbors”
Plenty of Horne

The City’s New “Social Network for Neighbors”

National social networking platform Nextdoor.com hopes to connect every neighborhood in town.

Plenty of Horne: Why We Lost the Marsupial Bridge Swings
Plenty of Horne

Why We Lost the Marsupial Bridge Swings

The city hasn't allocated money to maintain them. Should the nearby Business Improvement District adopt them?

Plenty of Horne: Streetcar Social
Plenty of Horne

Streetcar Social

Gathering of notables tracks the route of proposed streetcar. And HGTV comes to town to film a straw-bale home.

House Confidential: Mike Jacobs’ Landmark Condominium
House Confidential

Mike Jacobs’ Landmark Condominium

TV anchor Mike Jacobs' landmark day and condominium.

Plenty of Horne: Grand Opening of Marsupial Bridge Connector
Plenty of Horne

Grand Opening of Marsupial Bridge Connector

Hurrah! Newly-opened Trestle Stair connects Marsupial Bridge to Commerce Street and better knits neighborhoods.

16th Annual Mayor’s Design Awards Announced

16th Annual Mayor’s Design Awards Announced

Which are the best designs? You be the judge.

Plenty of Horne: Brady Street BID Expands Boundaries?
Plenty of Horne

Brady Street BID Expands Boundaries?

And Milwaukee's corporations asleep on gay marriage issue?

Plenty of Horne: Neighbors Boiling Over Boylston Plan
Plenty of Horne

Neighbors Boiling Over Boylston Plan

Too much congestion, they complain. Ald. Kovac is feeling the heat.

Plenty Of Horne: The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t
Plenty Of Horne

The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t

A bit of fake Milwaukee history, some questionable MATC ads, and debunking a war on pot.

Plenty of Horne: The Holton Bridge Swings
Plenty of Horne

The Holton Bridge Swings

Kinetic sculptures enliven the gathering place below the Holton Bridge. And Weird Al holds court in MKE.

Plenty of Horne: Ex-Trustee Phinney, Figure in Workplace Boy Porn Case, Pleas Guilty
Plenty of Horne

Ex-Trustee Phinney, Figure in Workplace Boy Porn Case, Pleas Guilty

Phinney's wife, Lisa Froemming, filed for divorce last month.

Plenty of Horne: Kaye to Pay in Tossed RICO Suit — Updated!
Plenty of Horne

Kaye to Pay in Tossed RICO Suit — Updated!

“Only a Fool has Himself for a Lawyer” –proverb On September 13th, 2005, Atty. Joe Kaye filed a lawsuit on his own behalf (“pro se”) in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin alleging a violation of federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) by a number of entities, including the City […]

Plenty of Horne: City Moves to Dismiss Rico Suit
Plenty of Horne

City Moves to Dismiss Rico Suit

A Milwaukeeworld Scoop

The Roundup: Buffett Tour on Hold
The Roundup

Buffett Tour on Hold

“Spirit – The Seventh Fire” has been put on hiatus.

The Roundup: State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker
The Roundup

State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker

John Weishan and Gerry Broderick filed an official complaint today with the Wisconsin State Elections Board against Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.

The Roundup: Henningsen Moved
The Roundup

Henningsen Moved

milwaukeeworld.com scoop

The Roundup: McGee’s Folly
The Roundup

McGee’s Folly

If you want to get a chuckle and a “no comment” out of a Milwaukee alderman these days, just tell him that Ald. Michael McGee, Jr. “certainly has a way with words.”

The Roundup: Scott Walker and the Milwaukee Curse
The Roundup

Scott Walker and the Milwaukee Curse

Milwaukee has not been the home of many of Wisconsin’s governors.

The Roundup: In-House Election Commission Good Idea?
The Roundup

In-House Election Commission Good Idea?

It is more of an internal workgroup,” Pat Curley said.

The Roundup: Crisses Averted
The Roundup

Crisses Averted

Barrett and Walker Announce Plan for Ballots in Milwaukee

The Roundup: Plale Recall Drive Begins
The Roundup

Plale Recall Drive Begins

Can a group of south side political activists pull themselves together enough to acquire 13,212 signatures to force a recall election against Sen. Jeff Plale? Rep. Jon Richards said he doubts it. “This thing is going nowhere,” says Rep. Josh Zepnick. “These people are so lazy! They’ve taken out a newspaper ad asking people to […]

The Roundup: Lavender, Black and Green
The Roundup

Lavender, Black and Green

The Green Party’s national convention will be in Milwaukee this week, with voting by delegates to be held on Saturday. The big question: will the outfit endorse Ralph Nader? This vexing question will put Milwaukee, however briefly, once again in the national spotlight. The party has endorsed the formation of several subgroups including the Black […]

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money
The Roundup

Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money

Acting Mayor Pockets $7,500 with no explanation

The Roundup: Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements
The Roundup

Clark Picks Up Two State Endorsements

Two of Wisconsin’s elder statespeople jumped on the Wesley Clark for President bandwagon recently. Former alderman, secretary of state and attorney Vel Phillips, who most recently issued the oath of office to Acting Mayor Marvin Pratt says she backs the Arkansas general for president. With her support, she joins such black leaders as Charles Rangel […]

The Roundup: Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year
The Roundup

Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year

Two other Mayoral candidates eligible soon

The Roundup: Who’s on Fifth?
The Roundup

Who’s on Fifth?

An $89 billion bank is muscling its way into the Milwaukee market, and you read about it here first.