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Results tagged with 'Urban Spelunking'

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Do you remember the museum's Urban Habitat and junkpile?

Published July 17, 2014

The Urban Habitat exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum was a popular one -- and one that remains embossed in the minds of many Milwaukeeans -- but maybe folks didn't quite realize it at the time.

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Don't blink or you could miss this Barkhausen gem

Published July 16, 2014

Every week I drive past this place on 21st and Highland and it catches my eye. Though I haven't stopped and knocked on the door yet, I've been doing a little digging to see what I can find about the church at 1102 N. 21st St.

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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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Urban spelunking: Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Published July 8, 2014

Steeple chasing has become something of a hobby and it has led me from St. John's to St. Francis to Trinity to another Trinity and beyond. For a long time I've had my sights set on St. Michael's on the West Side -- and I'm still planning on getting there -- but one day I noticed a sleek little church tower just south and I decided to investigate. What I found was that in true small-waukee style, the history of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2466 W. McKinley Ave. -- is entwined, at least initially, with the history of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, 1046 N. 9th St., and other 19th century Milwaukee notables.

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