Center street


Urban spelunking: Eschweiler building & potential homeless shelter

Published Dec. 6, 2016

As I enter the former warehouse at 2461 W. Center St., I stop to envision the mid-December day in 1927 when Martin Grueschow walked into his completed Eschweiler & Eschweiler-designed warehouse for the first time. Now, someone else has high hopes for the building.


Discover "SoLo" this Sunday

Published May 29, 2009

Riverwest residents living south of Locust Street present "Discover the SoLo District," a cross between an art walk and a pub crawl. KT Rusch and the Universal Love Band plays at 5:30 p.m. at Club Timbuktu.


Mia Putia delivers natural baby goods and more

Published Dec. 16, 2004

Have you heard that cloth diapers and co-sleeping aren't just for hippy parents anymore? Mia Putia, 833 E. Center St., helps modern mums and pops find some of the natural products they need for their children -- and themselves.


Club Timbuktu tags Center Street with fresh new vibe

Published Dec. 9, 2004

Omar Gagali and Youssouf Komaraest have embarked on a variety of interesting endeavors since moving to Milwaukee from Africa, but the soon-to-open African club and restaurant Club Timbuktu is quite possibly their best work yet.