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Results tagged with 'Architecture'

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Urban spelunking: Milwaukee schools, then and now

Published Oct. 27, 2014

Schools are landmarks in their neighborhoods, and some are well-known across the city. But even some of the oldest schoolhouses in Milwaukee are not the first schools to stand on their respective sites.

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Back to the old (school)house after nearly 70 years

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Though Jack Pettey's name isn't the biggest graffiti in the attic at Maryland Avenue School, for some reason it -- and the date, 1946 -- jumps out at you. When I snapped some photographs, Pettey's distinctive scrawl made it into the frame and his name was etched in my memory. Last week, I snapped another photo of it. This time, Pettey himself was in the picture.

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A Downtown quiz

Published July 28, 2014

In honor of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week -- and the start of State Fair -- I offer up this little quiz. Be the first to post a talkback with correct answers to the questions accompanying all five images and you'll win a pair of State Fair tickets.

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5 views of the tiles of Vliet Street

Published July 11, 2014

Lately, I've been noticing how many buildings on Vliet Street have facades featuring different kinds of tile work. Here are some of my favorites.

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What are those waves of brick on Ogden & Prospect?

Published June 5, 2014

The undulating forms are the faBRICK Pavilion, winner of the Marcus Prize, a temporary pavilion designed and built by UWM architecture students along with Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and associate dean Mo Zell.

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