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Urban spelunking: Church of the Gesu

Published Feb. 19, 2019

The Henry Koch-designed Church of the Gesu, which opened in 1894, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, so we went over to get a little tour.


How can we bring Koch's diaries back home?

Published Dec. 19, 2012

Henry Koch is among the most influential architects in Milwaukee history. In addition to many great public schools like Golda Meir and Eighth Street Schools, Koch designed such buildings at City Hall, The Pfister, Turner Hall, Gesu Church at Marquette, the newly refurbished Wells Building and the Ward Theater at the V.A.During the Civil War, Koch served as a draftsman under Gen. Philip Sheridan. While researching Koch, who died in Milwaukee in 1910, I discovered that a Canadian bookseller is offering Koch's Civil War diaries for sale for $12,000.


Preserving a sacred rose

Published Sept. 14, 2010

A New Berlin company is performing painstaking work to restore a piece of the city's history: the rose window at Gesu Church on the Marquette campus.

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