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Last look: 1928 Richard Philipp-designed mansion in Whitefish Bay

Published May 22, 2020

This week, a team from Habitat for Humanity's ReStore has been salvaging details from a 1928 lakefront home, designed by architect Richard Philipp, for sale in its Milwaukee stores, where, hopefully, the items will find new uses in other buildings and, at the same, will help fund Habitat's mission to build homes in the city.

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Last look: Sisters of St. Francis Motherhouse & Powerhouse

Published Aug. 5, 2019

The old Motherhouse complex, dating as far back as 1861, at the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in St. Francis is about to be torn down. We went over for one last look ... and a final walk through the tunnels.

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Last look: Stratford Arms Hotel/MU's former Jesuit Residence

Published June 13, 2016

Last October, Marquette University opened a new Jesuit Residence. But one reader knew I'd be more interested in the building the priests formerly called home. So join me as we take a last look at the old Stratford Arms Hotel before it is razed in July.