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Urban spelunking: A peek inside the old Renaissance Books

Published Feb. 14, 2017

For years, many of us were conflicted when it came to the Renaissance Bookstore at 834 N. Plankinton Ave., Downtown. It was a place that was packed with books. Great! But it was also clearly too packed with books. Last week, we went inside to take a look.

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Urban spelunking: State Theater, former Hoops strip joint & The Palms rock club

Published Feb. 10, 2017

What a long strange trip it was. While theaters like the Downer and Oriental have venerable histories as long-running cinema houses, consider, if you will, the the more varied history of the now-dilapidated State Theater, 2616 W. State St. Originally a movie theater, the State has served a number of purposes - rock venue, prudish dance hall and strip club - in its nearly 100-year history.

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Urban Spelunking: Spaghetti and secrets at the Wells Building

Published Jan. 24, 2017

At many Milwaukee buildings history is layered atop history. And nowhere is that more true than at the Wells Building, 324 E. Wisconsin Ave., where the strata of history is topped with a hefty dose of spaghetti. No, there's no Italian restaurant, but still plenty to see.

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