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Urban spelunking: A last look at Red Dot in East Tosa

Published June 11, 2019

The former home of Red Dot, 6715 W. North Ave., is about to be razed and replaced. Though the stout, one-story building isn't exceptionally beautiful, it does carry a quadruple load of hyperlocal Tosa history.

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Urban spelunking: David Barnett Gallery / Henry H. Button House

Published June 3, 2019

It's difficult to imagine how Prospect Avenue on the lower East Side once looked, lined on both sides with stately 19th century mansions. But, thankfully, at least a few examples survive to give us an idea. One of the loveliest is 1875 Italianate home, at 1024 E. State St., that has been home to the David Barnett Gallery for nearly 35 years.

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Urban spelunking: Former Allis-Chalmers / Summit Place

Published May 28, 2019

These days, there are about 2,500 people working each weekday at Summit Place office complex in West Allis. If today the site is something like a small city in itself, imagine what it was like when the entire place was home to Allis-Chalmers manufacturing.

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Urban spelunking: Concordia University tunnels

Published May 23, 2019

At Concordia University in Mequon, nearly four miles of tunnels connect the campus buildings. These are corridors of every stripe. Some look just like "garden level" hallways, others basement corridors and still others are more utilitarian and industrial looking. One chilly day, I went up to see.

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