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Urban spelunking: Washington Park bandshell / Blatz Temple of Music

Published May 21, 2020

Most Wednesday nights during the summer, there's music at the beautiful art deco bandshell in Washington Park, thanks to a series curated by Washington Park Neighbors association, which for the past four years has rekindled a longstanding tradition in the park, one that embraces live music to build community.


Urban spelunking: The Lion House

Published Dec. 24, 2019

When it comes to historic Milwaukee residences, a few spring to mind, but, none, perhaps, is more iconic than the so-called Lion House, 1241 N. Franklin Pl., even though no one has lived there for four decades.


A mini Third Ward architectural walking tour

Published April 21, 2015

The Third Ward is not only a vibrant living museum of historic Milwaukee architecture, those buildings offer examples of work by all the greatest architects the city has produced.