Development

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As Ascent begins, mass timber industry has an eye on Milwaukee tower project

Published Jan. 21, 2020

So why is mass timber construction all the rage? And why are there two mass timber buildings in the heart of Downtown being planned, including one of the tallest in North America? We asked Tim Gokhman, managing director of New Land Enterprises, which is planning both structures.

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Paint the Kilbourn Avenue tunnels now

Published April 8, 2019

No excuses. No "this is why we can't." No nothing. Straight up, now it's time to de-gray the Kilbourn Avenue tunnels, give them some color and splash creativity inside.

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Groundbreaking on newly named Huron Building set for April

Published March 8, 2019

The mixed-use commercial building that Milwaukee-based real estate development and investment firm J. Jeffers & Co. announced last year for the northwest corner of Broadway and Clybourn, now has a name. Groundbreaking is set for April.

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MPL hosts open house to discuss a Capitol Library branch replacement

Published Nov. 20, 2018

At a Nov. 26 open house, Milwaukee Public Library will offer an overview of the process and potential timeline for replacement of the Capitol Library. There will also be an update on the overall campaign with a slideshow of images of previous projects.

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8 tweets that capture the essence of the NEWaukee Night Market

Published June 14, 2018

I've called it the best single-day event in Milwaukee. No other event activates, connects, invigorates and inspires Downtown like the Newaukee Night Market does. Last night, wow. The lines, the people, the weather. It was truly amazing. Here are eight tweets that really capture it.

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It's time for Target in Downtown Milwaukee

Published April 4, 2018

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Target plans to open another one of its smaller stores in the Logan Square neighborhood. This will be Target's 10th "small-format" store in Chicagoland. And I think Milwaukee needs one.

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Legacy Lofts will transform old Blommer Ice Cream factory into apartments

Published Nov. 8, 2017

Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 8 at for the new Legacy Lofts project, 1500 W. North Ave. The former Blommer Ice Cream factory - and an adjacent lot - will be transformed into 64 units of mixed-income housing and retail.