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Janet Zweig

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City Streets: Milwaukee’s Grand Avenue
City Streets

Milwaukee’s Grand Avenue

For much of the twentieth century, Wisconsin Avenue was the entertainment and retail center of the city.

Digital Billboard Art Month Brings Ten-Day Art Exhibit to All of Milwaukee
Press Release

Digital Billboard Art Month Brings Ten-Day Art Exhibit to All of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has issued a proclamation recognizing October 1-10 as “Digital Billboard Art Month”(DBAM).

IN:SITE Announces Digital Billboard Art Month
Press Release

IN:SITE Announces Digital Billboard Art Month

Milwaukee billboards will get a little bit more pleasing in October.

Chicago and Milwaukee – Large Public Art and Placemaking

Chicago and Milwaukee – Large Public Art and Placemaking

The latest iteration of Chicago's fascination with large public art is located across the street from the iconic Harold Washington Library in Pritzker Park just northwest of the intersection State Street and Van Buren Street. What is it? A three-story tall eye balll, dubbed the EYE.

Milwaukee to the Art World: Yes
Milwaukee to the Art World

Yes

Despite last ditch efforts by Alderman Dudzik to hold the project in committee, which would have effectively killed the project, Janet Zweig's public art project was approved at today's Common Council meeting.

Zweig Project Would Add a Twist to Milwaukee

Zweig Project Would Add a Twist to Milwaukee

The debate swirling around the Janet Zweig art project got me thinking about the value of public art to our city and how other cities embrace opportunities to enhance their public places.

Would Neon Colored Ashtrays Have Been Acceptable?

Would Neon Colored Ashtrays Have Been Acceptable?

In case you missed it, at yesterday's Public Works Committee meeting a previously contracted public art project was halted, because some of our Alderman didn't find the art to their liking.

Zweig Project Held by City Committee

Zweig Project Held by City Committee

This committee meeting had numerous items of significance relating to the built environment that were up for debate.  A couple highlights (or lowlights) included the holding of a file over budget concerns, a heated discussion over Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (“CMAQ”) grants, and a most intriguing debate on public art. The approval of the […]

Bronze the Fonz

Bronze the Fonz

Henry Winkler Originally uploaded by chelsea tobe Urban Milwaukee and Fresh Coast Ventures, LLC would like to throw their support behind the “Bronze the Fonz” campaign. The urban, pedestrian-friendly location of the statue on the riverwalk will only give Milwaukee visitors one more reason to stay downtown, walk downtown, and spend their money downtown. A […]