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Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation in Peril
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation in Peril

Job-creating historic preservation tax credits face cuts again, this time from Congress.

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Elects New President
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Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Elects New President

MPA names Peter Zanghi as the next President of the Board of Directors.

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

Domes Makes Most Endangered List

One of 11 most endangered, says National Trust for Historic Preservation, which could help rally support.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A New Tower for Prospect Ave
Eyes on Milwaukee

A New Tower for Prospect Ave

Will the council allow a 27 floor apartment tower on Prospect Ave?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Lodge Could Become Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Lodge Could Become Hotel

Plan would build addition atop historic building, but will preservation advocates block it?

12 Things Will Decide Domes’ Future

12 Things Will Decide Domes’ Future

Politicians will decide their fate, but citizens can lead the way. 12 issues are key.

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

Contribution to Meagan Holman of $25

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

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $50

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

Gov. Walker’s historic tax credit cap proposal removed from budget
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Gov. Walker’s historic tax credit cap proposal removed from budget

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.

Walker’s Budget Reduces Historic Tax Credits

Walker’s Budget Reduces Historic Tax Credits

Tighter guidelines for credits and less total funding could hurt development in Milwaukee.

Op-Ed: Double Decker Freeway Would Hurt Soldiers Home
Op-Ed

Double Decker Freeway Would Hurt Soldiers Home

The at-grade alternative for reconstructing I-94 is better alternative, that won’t harm this landmark.

Remembering Donna Schlieman, Historic Preservationist

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

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.

MPA Launches Fundraising Campaign To Add I-94, Hank Aaron State Trail Signage for Milwaukee Soldiers Home
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MPA Launches Fundraising Campaign To Add I-94, Hank Aaron State Trail Signage for Milwaukee Soldiers Home

National Trust offers $5,000 matching grant for public donations through the end of 2013

Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building
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Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building

Today, the grand structure continues to dominate the landscape, but is in dire need of repair.

Combined Committee Approves 26-story Tower

Combined Committee Approves 26-story Tower

This meeting was the much anticipated combined City Plan Commission ("CPC") and Historic Preservation Commission ("HPC") meeting regarding New Land Enterprises' development proposal for the Goll Mansion site.

Zoning Committee Responds to Court Ruling

Zoning Committee Responds to Court Ruling

This meeting of the Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee was quite unusual in that it was held in response to the court case Dawn McCarthy vs. The City of Milwaukee City. The case revolves around the city’s handling of a minor modification to the Detail Planned Development known has Downer Avenue Redevelopment Phase I. The […]

Committee Appoints Whitney Gould to Planning Commission

Committee Appoints Whitney Gould to Planning Commission

Approving Whitney Gould‘s appointment to the City Plan Commission was the highlight of this meeting. The Committee made it clear that in her former position as the Journal Sentinel’s architecture writer she played an important role in improving Milwaukee’s urban environment and hoped she would bring her enthusiasm and knowledge to the Commission. The Committee […]