Results tagged with 'henry koch'
Published Dec. 17, 2018
As work proceeds on converting architect Edward Townsend Mix's imposing hilltop "Old Main" building - and five others - on the grounds of the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home Historic District campus into veterans housing, the Department of Veterans Affairs has issued Requests for Proposals on three nearby structures.
Published Nov. 13, 2018
Racine County Courthouse stands almost like a monument in the center of downtown Racine. As you near it, the numerous carved reliefs on the building's exterior come into focus and you realize how beautiful this striking modern Art Deco structure really is.
Published Jan. 30, 2018
This year MPS' H.W. Longfellow School turns 132 years old, making it the second-oldest schoolhouse in service in the district. When I went to check it out I found something even more remarkable.
Published Jan. 4, 2018
Like many churches in the city - including the historic St. James just a couple doors east, which recently closed its doors forever - Calvary Presbyterian, 935 W. Wisconsin Ave., suffers from a dangerous cocktail of a small congregation and a money-hungry old building.
Published Jan. 24, 2017
At many Milwaukee buildings history is layered atop history. And nowhere is that more true than at the Wells Building, 324 E. Wisconsin Ave., where the strata of history is topped with a hefty dose of spaghetti. No, there's no Italian restaurant, but still plenty to see.
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