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A last look inside the old King Dr. Schuster's / Gimbels before rehab begins

Published April 12, 2019

Thanks to a partnership between the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the beautiful Kirchhoff & Rose-designed building at King and Garfield is getting a makeover and new use. Today we went inside for one last look before the conversion begins.

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Important new partnership will restore King Dr. Schuster's building

Published March 26, 2019

The former Schuster's department store building on the corner of King Drive and Garfield Avenue - the long-covered facade of which was tantalizingly revealed, briefly, a few years ago - will be renovated, and its facade restored thanks to a new partnership announced this morning.

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Kooky Cooky House creates magical holiday memories

Published Dec. 4, 2017

Capitol Court shopping center opened in 1956 at the intersection of Capitol Drive, 60th Street and Fond du Lac Avenue. But when you ask people what they remember about it, they rarely talk about the stores. They'll talk to you at great length about the Kooky Cooky House.

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14 reasons you used to come Downtown in the '80s

Published July 26, 2017

Downtown Milwaukee has changed over the years. Here are a few things that have departed the landscape in the city center. If you remember them, there's a pretty good chance you spent a lot of time Downtown in the 1980s.

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Urban spelunking: Tower Theater

Published Feb. 18, 2016

Next time you're at the Oriental, take a good look around. Imagine the loss if it were to close. If the seats were ripped out. If the balcony were to be walled off. If you did all that, you'd have the theater's sibling, The Tower, 757 N. 27th St., which closed in 1975.

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