Results tagged with 'dan atkinson'
Published Nov. 5, 2018
Wandering around the midcentury gems that populate Ryan and Jess Day's Dandy vintage shop on the West Side, Ryan noted that sometimes an object that isn't especially beautiful on its own can become beautiful in the right setting. That struck me as an astute observation that might also be applied to Dandy's home at 5020 W. Vliet St.
Published Dec. 28, 2015
Considering how fundamental Cream City brick is to the city's history, culture and identity, you'd think there'd be more artists working with it. But Dan Atkinson is one artist who does focus on the building material that gave the "Cream City" its nickname.
Published Dec. 23, 2015
Milwaukee is the home and eponym of Cream City brick, much of it made right in the Menomonee Valley near Downtown. Here is a quick tour of some fine examples of a variety of Brew City building types executed in Cream City brick.