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Should Washington Park Get Historic Designation?

Should Washington Park Get Historic Designation?

Proposal for Olmsted-designed park could alter Urban Ecology Center’s plans for renovation.

Op Ed: Who’s Overseeing Washington Park Changes?
Op Ed

Who’s Overseeing Washington Park Changes?

Granting so much power to Urban Ecology Center might be a mistake, violating Olmsted’s vision for the park.

Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances
Press Release

Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances

"The Urban Ecology Center's investment in Washington Park will benefit county residents for years to come."

Op Ed: It’s Our Turn to Fund Public Parks
Op Ed

It’s Our Turn to Fund Public Parks

Money for Bucks, Brewers, Foxconn? How about saving our public parks?

Seven Ways to Celebrate Mom this Weekend in The Parks
Press Release

Seven Ways to Celebrate Mom this Weekend in The Parks

Relaxing activities with Mom in mind

10 Ways to Design Healthy Communities

10 Ways to Design Healthy Communities

Well-planned public spaces help promote physical and mental well-being.

Op Ed: Parks Should Be Free For All People
Op Ed

Parks Should Be Free For All People

Why Abele’s pay-to-park-plan for county parks should be opposed.

In Public: Northwestern Mutual Plaza Is a Triumph
In Public

Northwestern Mutual Plaza Is a Triumph

Gardens and landscaping for NM Tower and Commons create a strikingly urban campus.

10 Lessons From Chicago’s New Landscapes

10 Lessons From Chicago’s New Landscapes

Major landscape architecture projects have had huge impact. What can we learn?

Op-Ed: Lake Park’s Bridge Spans History
Op-Ed

Lake Park’s Bridge Spans History

Why everyone should care about saving the Olmsted-designed bridge.

Public Forum For Lake Park Bridge

Public Forum For Lake Park Bridge

Public invited to a meeting about the future of historic Ravine Road Bridge

5 Cities With Model Parks Systems

5 Cities With Model Parks Systems

Can Milwaukee learn lessons from them on how to fund its parks?

County Closes Lake Park Bridge

County Closes Lake Park Bridge

Abele administration cites safety concerns, seeks $2 million in private funds.

Donor Pledges $1 Million for Lake Park Bridge

Donor Pledges $1 Million for Lake Park Bridge

But anonymous East Side philanthropist demands closing Ravine Road to vehicle traffic.

The Story of Washington Park

The Story of Washington Park

Often overlooked neighborhood gets its story told in new work of documentary theater.

City Streets: Wahl Ave. Named After “Grandfather” of Parks
City Streets

Wahl Ave. Named After “Grandfather” of Parks

Before Whitnall there was Christian Wahl, who helped create city’s parks system.

County Faces Issues When Replacing Bridges

County Faces Issues When Replacing Bridges

Past decisions on bridges created "adverse impacts."

Lake Park Bridge Faces Thorny Issues

Lake Park Bridge Faces Thorny Issues

Citizens narrow options, but funding issue still makes any solution tough to accomplish.

Can Lake Park Bridge Be Saved?

Can Lake Park Bridge Be Saved?

New report suggests restoration is feasible. Public information will discuss six alternatives.

Joint Effort Improving Housing on West Side

Joint Effort Improving Housing on West Side

Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity will repair, rehab 60 homes in Washington Park neighborhood.

Lake Park Friends and North Point Lighthouse Friends Host Occasional Artist Series
Press Release

Lake Park Friends and North Point Lighthouse Friends Host Occasional Artist Series

First Event To Feature Artwork By Julia Taylor At The North Point Lighthouse

Plenty of Horne: Abele Quietly Changes Brown Deer Park
Plenty of Horne

Abele Quietly Changes Brown Deer Park

Circular road through park becomes dead end to create golf driving range.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Brian Wielgus
NEWaukeean of the Week

Brian Wielgus

"I feel like I’m always learning and loving more about the nooks and crannies of the city."

Back in the News: Meeting Will Discuss Lake Park Bridge
Back in the News

Meeting Will Discuss Lake Park Bridge

Historic pedestrian bridge is deteriorating, meeting will discuss options.

10 Reasons To Save The Domes

10 Reasons To Save The Domes

Their impact on city culture and image is immense.

New Mural for Washington Park Neighborhood

New Mural for Washington Park Neighborhood

Located at 31st and Lisbon, it's an artistic tribute to the old Milwaukee zoo.

Plenty of Horne: Bridge Over Troubled Finances
Plenty of Horne

Bridge Over Troubled Finances

Classic Lake Park bridge is falling apart. Will county pick cheap option? Will neighbors fight this?

House Confidential: North Point Light Keeper’s House Is a Jewel
House Confidential

North Point Light Keeper’s House Is a Jewel

The historic 1887 Queen Anne home with ten rooms and panoramic views of the lake is now a museum. It will be part of Sunday's East Milwaukee Garden Tour.