West Side Savings Bank

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Amidst the stories of experimental surgeries and a community of artists and musicians, the narrative of the West Side Bank would seem dry and horribly uninteresting. However, on further research of the bank and the men that worked for its … Continued

Preservation at Stake

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Last month I was asked to write a post concerning the Marriott Hotel project for the National Trust for Historic Preservation blog which brings attention to national preservation issues. The article was a summary of the hotel project proposed for … Continued

Auf Wiedersehen, Gallun

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On Tuesday demolition of the vacant Gallun Tannery building began. I had the opportunity to watch some of the first anti-climactic blows that took apart the southwest corner of the building as each muffled crack of the wrecking ball sent … Continued

Making Way for Marriott

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This week the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel brought to light the plans of Wave Development to build a 200-room Marriott hotel downtown at the intersection of East Wisconsin Avenue and North Milwaukee Street. The intent is that the hotel would bring … Continued