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Friday Photos: Meet Trestle Park
Friday Photos

Meet Trestle Park

Milwaukee's newest park, in the Third Ward, offers incredible river views.

Milwaukee Ballet Breaks Ground on the Baumgartner Center for Dance
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Milwaukee Ballet Breaks Ground on the Baumgartner Center for Dance

Capital Campaign to support the new facility nearly 85% towards goal

High Thread Count: Art Quilts by Pat Kroth
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High Thread Count: Art Quilts by Pat Kroth

Verona Fiber Artist to Open Solo Exhibit at MOWA Satellite Location in Milwaukee

Eyes on Milwaukee: 10 Most Popular Stories of 2017
Eyes on Milwaukee

10 Most Popular Stories of 2017

A second lakefront tower, a mini-High Line and other favorite stories.

House Confidential: Tiny Railroad Tower House Is Unique
House Confidential

Tiny Railroad Tower House Is Unique

Third Ward's "Interlocking" Tower may be only such residential home in America.

Plenty of Horne: Third Ward Ballet Building Okayed
Plenty of Horne

Third Ward Ballet Building Okayed

New 50,000-square-foot building could transform the Milwaukee Ballet.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Trestle Park Will Cost $1.2 Million
Eyes on Milwaukee

Trestle Park Will Cost $1.2 Million

Highly-anticipated Third Ward park won't be cheap, but city says costs are reasonable.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mini Version of the High Line?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mini Version of the High Line?

New Third Ward park inspired by New York also honors early Milwaukee history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the DoMUS Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the DoMUS Apartments

New Third Ward building takes high-end apartments to another level.

Plenty of Horne: Historic Preservation Winners Celebrated
Plenty of Horne

Historic Preservation Winners Celebrated

And Best Place at the Pabst Brewery announces new coffee shop and bar.

Friday Photos: DoMUS Heads for Finish Line
Friday Photos

DoMUS Heads for Finish Line

132 new Third Ward apartments will open in July.

Museum of Wisconsin Art to Dedicate Museum-wide Gallery Space for Tom Bamberger’s <em>Hyperphotographic</em> Retrospective
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Museum of Wisconsin Art to Dedicate Museum-wide Gallery Space for Tom Bamberger’s Hyperphotographic Retrospective

Bamberger’s works now straddled the line between traditional photography and contemporary art.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the River House Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the River House Apartments

See the newest luxury apartment complex, located just north of Downtown.

Friday Photos: The Inauguration of DoMUS
Friday Photos

The Inauguration of DoMUS

Luxury digs and new residents coming to the Historic Third Ward.

Mandel Group Assembles Development Team to Pursue Riverfront Office Development
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Mandel Group Assembles Development Team to Pursue Riverfront Office Development

The riverfront development is comprised of two structures.

Friday Photos: DoMUS Rising
Friday Photos

DoMUS Rising

Mandel's newest building targeted at empty nesters, not Millennials.

Melissa Cooke’s Large-Scale Photorealist Graphite Drawings on View  at the Museum of Wisconsin Art
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Melissa Cooke’s Large-Scale Photorealist Graphite Drawings on View at the Museum of Wisconsin Art

Egos, on view at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) from October 1, 2016 – January 8, 2017.

David Lenz, Preeminent American Portraitist, On View at the Museum of Wisconsin Art
Friday Photos: River House Takes Shape
Friday Photos

River House Takes Shape

243 apartments coming to Lower East Side along the river in December.

Wence and Sandra Martinez Weave Together Textiles and Modern Design in Collaborative Exhibition at the Museum of Wisconsin Art
Travel Back to When Beer Was King and Brands Were Born During Art on Tap This Summer at MOWA
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Travel Back to When Beer Was King and Brands Were Born During Art on Tap This Summer at MOWA

Art on Tap: Early Wisconsin Brewery Art and Advertising. July 9 – September 25, 2016. Opening party: Saturday, July 16 | 2:00 – 5:00

Friday Photos: River House Rising
Friday Photos

River House Rising

Massive project will redefine the Milwaukee River and N. Water St.

Friday Photos: Big Changes at The Brewery
Friday Photos

Big Changes at The Brewery

Once-abandoned Pabst brewery has become active neighborhood

Plenty of Horne: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plenty of Horne

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2016 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects from every corner of the city.

House Confidential: Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay
House Confidential

Architect Jim Shields’ Home Is… Okay

The city's best architect lives in a... solid East Side home. But those plaster cracks!

In Public: No, the Domes Aren’t Great Architecture
In Public

No, the Domes Aren’t Great Architecture

Beloved perhaps. But let’s be honest about their kitschy design.

Museum of Wisconsin Art Announces Purchase of Adjacent Land to Create Cultural Campus in West Bend
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Museum of Wisconsin Art Announces Purchase of Adjacent Land to Create Cultural Campus in West Bend

MOWA’s purchase of the parcel will create a cultural campus that has strong parallels to museums in many great cities.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Aperture Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Aperture Apartments

Mandel Group's latest building in The North End may be the last word in amenities.

Friday Photos: River House Apartments Rising Quickly
Friday Photos

River House Apartments Rising Quickly

Phase one of 450-unit, four-buiding complex that will revive Cream City brick exteriors.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mandel Starts Third Ward Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mandel Starts Third Ward Apartments

DoMUS, a six-story, 132-unit apartment complex, is on one of area's last riverfront lots.

In Public: Guided By the Light
In Public

Guided By the Light

Jim Shields’ iridescent addition to the Art Museum gets better the more you look at it.

Murphy’s Law: Still Controversy Over Art Museum Addition
Murphy’s Law

Still Controversy Over Art Museum Addition

Journal Sentinel offers inaccurate account of how new addition got built. Here's the real story.

Friday Photos: Old Bottling House Becomes Student Housing
Friday Photos

Old Bottling House Becomes Student Housing

Transformation of Building 29, a former Pabst bottling house, is well under way, as our photos show.

Freshwater Mecca: Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future
Freshwater Mecca

Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Freshwater Future

A huge number of redevelopment and environmental projects will further reshape and improve the city’s waterfront lands.

Plats and Parcels: Huge Growth for Brady and Water
Plats and Parcels

Huge Growth for Brady and Water

Three different developments will add 740 apartments and tremendous urban density to the area.

Plenty of Horne: Rebuilding A World of Cream City Brick
Plenty of Horne

Rebuilding A World of Cream City Brick

Huge "River House" development on the river will have 450 apartments, a substantial riverwalk and an updated Cream City design by architect Jim Shields.

Neighborhood Meeting and Project Information for the Proposed River House Development, Milwaukee, WI
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Neighborhood Meeting and Project Information for the Proposed River House Development, Milwaukee, WI

Atlantic Realty Partners and its design team will discuss the proposed redevelopment of the former Gallun Tannery site.

Plenty of Horne: Who Will Replace Paul Jakubovich?
Plenty of Horne

Who Will Replace Paul Jakubovich?

Ald. Bauman is pushing for prompt action to replace the longtime historic preservation head, who died last month.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion
Friday Photos

Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion

Crews have begun work on new exhibition space and lakefront entry for the museum, as our photos show.

Massive New Project Announced for The Brewery
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Massive New Project Announced for The Brewery

250,000 Square Foot Multi-Purpose Educational Facility Planned

Murphy’s Law: 10 Reasons To Build Bucks Arena on Wisconsin Ave.
Murphy’s Law

10 Reasons To Build Bucks Arena on Wisconsin Ave.

Building the new arena where Boston Store is located could have huge advantages for the team and the city.

Back in the News: JS Critic Likes New Art Museum Addition
Back in the News

JS Critic Likes New Art Museum Addition

Schumacher gives it thumbs up but big issues remain.

In Public: What a Difference an Architect Makes
In Public

What a Difference an Architect Makes

Jim Shields’ new art museum design improves on his first, and saves the museum from itself.

Back in the News: Art Museum Drops Design, Re-Hires Shields
Back in the News

Art Museum Drops Design, Re-Hires Shields

In a remarkable turnabout, the Milwaukee Art Museum scraps its controversial design and brings back the city's leading museum architect.

Back in the News: Newspaper Critic Says Don’t Build Art Museum Addition
Back in the News

Newspaper Critic Says Don’t Build Art Museum Addition

Schumacher, Journal Sentinel critic, calls Milwaukee Art Museum’s design a “dose of dullness.”

Plenty of Horne: Riverfront Apartments Approved
Plenty of Horne

Riverfront Apartments Approved

The 216,906 square foot, 133-unit, mixed-use, retail and apartment building will have splendid views of the river.

Murphy’s Law: Why the Milwaukee Art Museum Changed Its Design
Murphy’s Law

Why the Milwaukee Art Museum Changed Its Design

Museum staff wanted more gallery space, even if it meant ruining Jim Shields design for the new addition.

In Public: Why the Art Museum Addition Must Not Be Built
In Public

Why the Art Museum Addition Must Not Be Built

This could be the biggest architectural mistake Milwaukee has ever made.

Murphy’s Law: Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition
Murphy’s Law

Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition

Architect Jim Shields had falling out with Milwaukee Art Museum; new addition was designed by committee, not Shields.

Parks Plan Has Problems

Parks Plan Has Problems

Cathedral Square / Juneau Park plan created with little public discussion and no design competition.

Hometown Dorm Site – Additional Project Renderings

Hometown Dorm Site – Additional Project Renderings

Mandel Group's efforts to construct a new UWM dormitory on the East Side took a step forward this week after receiving approval at both the City Plan Commission and the Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee. This matter will be taken up by the full Common Council on December 16th, 2008 and if approved intends to break ground within 90 days.

City Commission Approves UWM Dorm Design

City Commission Approves UWM Dorm Design

Bob Monnat, the chief operating officer of Mandel Group, gave a short presentation covering the history behind the development of this site.

UWM Dorm Building and Site Designs

UWM Dorm Building and Site Designs

This was the last of four meetings held to discuss UWM's most recent dorm proposal. Jim Shields, the project architect, presented his design for the building and how it fits on the 3.2 acre lot. He referred to the site as "an edge site", indicating how it sits on the "edge" of two drastically different environments.

Hometown Dorm Site – Project Renderings

Hometown Dorm Site – Project Renderings

The Mandel Group's efforts to construct a new UWM dormitory on the East Side have included five public meetings, the release of basic site plans, and preliminary project renderings.

UWM Dorm Planned to be LEED Certified

UWM Dorm Planned to be LEED Certified

Bob Monnat, the chief operating officer of Mandel Group, gave an overview of how the public meeting process will work and a presentation covering the environmental aspects of the project.

UWM Dorm Site Faces Little Opposition

UWM Dorm Site Faces Little Opposition

Last Thursday night, residents of Milwaukee's lower east side gathered at Holy Rosary Church to discuss the final of three proposals selected by the UWM Real Estate Foundation. The meeting began much like the two previous had, with the developer (Phelan Development) making a presentation on the plan, followed by a short bit by the architect (Jim Shields in this case), and representatives from UWM talking over some basic logistics and facts. After which Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Communications Tom Luljak straps on his bullet proof vest, and questions from the audience are allowed.