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Living - Feb. 19, 2019
Urban spelunking: Church of the Gesu
The Henry Koch-designed Church of the Gesu, which opened in 1894, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, so we went over to get a little tour.
Milwaukee History - Feb. 15, 2019
Levin uncovers the counter that served countless memories at Goldmann's
That most intrepid of historical Milwaukee retail and signage sleuths, Adam Levin, who moderates the Old Milwaukee group on Facebook, has uncovered another gem right here in our midst: the Goldmann's lunch counter.
Milwaukee History - Feb. 12, 2019
Urban Spelunking: Hummel-Uihlein building on King & Center
Though it was not designed to house a tavern, the three-story Hummel-Uihlein building shares architectural features with numerous Schlitz tied houses erected around the same time, and they were all designed by Charles Kirchhoff. We recently went inside.
Milwaukee History - Feb. 5, 2019
Urban Spelunking: MPS' Rufus King International High School
Milwaukee Public Schools is blessed with a number of really, really gorgeous old schoolhouses, but few can compete in the ornate category with Rufus King, which not only was built during the Great Depression, but really offered the ailing economy a giant middle finger with an almost insane attention to detail.
Arts & Entertainment - Jan. 30, 2019
Urban spelunking: Milwaukee Ballet / Schlitz Tivoli Palm Garden
As the Milwaukee Ballet prepares to move into its new Third Ward digs - still under construction - in September, it is also beginning to say goodbye to its longtime Walker's Point home at 504 W. National Ave., built by Schlitz as its South Side palm garden in 1901.