Upcoming Events for the Week of October 11th, 2010
October 12, 2010
October 12, 2010
The 10th Annual Community Development Summit will be held on the morning of Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at the Italian Conference Center in Milwaukee.
“Foreclosure: Impacts and Opportunities” will provide an update of the foreclosure situation in Milwaukee and innovative approaches currently being utilized to address the issue.
This year’s event will also feature keynote speaker John […]
October 12, 2010 9:00 amCity Hall
200 East Wells St.
Common Council Chambers
Milwaukee, WI 53202[…]
SARUP Lecture Series: What Makes Early American Architecture American: The Origins of Regional Building PracticesOctober 12, 2010 5:30 pmCarl Lounsbury, PhD, Lecturer at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia
Lounsbury’s lecture will consider how English colonists reworked their building practices in response to regional conditions in the American colonies, especially during the 18th century. He will consider how English technologies and building forms changed in response to new materials as well as contact with other […]
October 13, 2010
October 13, 2010 9:00 am
The Capital Improvement Committee is tasked to develop, maintain, and update a long-term capital improvements program for the City’s construction and maintenance of its infrastructure and facilities.
It is made up of the Commissioner of Public Works; the Department of Administration – Budget and Management Director; the Comptroller; the chair of the Public Works Committee; the […]
October 13, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Speaker: Rudi Strickler, Shaw Distinguished Professor, UWM Department of Biological Sciences
The Great Lakes are full of microscopic organisms that form a critical strand in the food web, but their small size makes them challenging to study and understand. In this seminar, Rudi Strickler will talk about how his lab is using a combination of high-tech […]
October 13, 2010 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
In late 2009 The River Revitalization Foundation, Milwaukee’s urban rivers land trust, purchased a 2.8 acre developed site along the Milwaukee River that includes the abandoned Wheelhouse restaurant. By late 2011, the property will be green and in the midst of a major restoration effort!
The project will restore blighted urban riverfront land to preserved […]
October 15, 2010
October 15, 2010 4:30 pm
Simulated Landscapes, Rachel Bruya Walker and Piper Vollmer
Rachel Bruya Walker and Piper Vollmer will discuss their artwork featured in the Architecture Gallery. Both artists create miniature environments with dramatically different visuals. Influenced by popular culture and her experience working in the highly political San Francisco architecture industry, Bruya Walker creates paper structures employing printmaking […]
October 15, 2010 5:00 pm to 9:00 pmGallery Night and Day is the premier art event in Milwaukee for both the experienced art connoisseur and most beginning admirer. An evening of gallery hopping and art viewing begins Friday, October 15 and continues during the day on Saturday, October 16. This fall, the quarterly event showcases 61 venues throughout the downtown Milwaukee area. […]
October 15, 2010 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Here at UrbanMilwaukee.com we’re happy to see the reconstruction of S. 2nd Street being done in a way that will meet the needs of the neighborhood, and we want to do our part to help businesses during the construction.
So please join us for our first UrbanMilwaukee.com S. 2nd Street Happy Hour.
We’ll be having it at […]
October 16, 2010
October 16, 2010 12:00 pmStand up for your trains Wisconsin! For the last 14 years, different administrations, elected officials, agencies and travelers have been working towards rejuvenating Wisconsin’s passenger rail service. However, In the last 18 months critics have tried to derail this effort. It’s time to stand up in support of modernizing and extending passenger rail in Wisconsin […]