Tag Archives: Downtown Milwaukee

February evening sunlight

This is what greeted me yesterday as I left my office in the Grohmann Museum at MSOE shortly before 5:00. The reflected streaks of orange sunlight across the pavement seemed very cheerful to me. And at this time of year, … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon Coffee Run

After several hours in a row of teaching and advising today, I decided that some fresh air and a brisk walk down to Starbucks were in order. The light on this building caught my eye on the way back, so … Continue reading

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Grohmann Atrium Staircase, Late Afternoon on an Overcast Day

I’m behind on everything. Teaching online during a pandemic has presented a tremendously steep learning curve, and in addition, anything I do takes at least twice as long as it would in the analog world. My students have been wonderful, … Continue reading

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Brutalism Softened

One of the Juneau Village Towers apartment buildings, photographed in the soft haze of our misty “wintry mix” today. With their Brutalist looks, the towers of this apartment complex have always reminded me of the old Soviet Bloc style housing. … Continue reading

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Corner offices, late afternoon in mid-December

We’re getting to that time of year when darkness falls in Milwaukee well before it’s time to leave work for the day. I took this photo yesterday at 4:17 pm. And guess what? Little did I know, that was the … Continue reading

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BMO Tower name goes up

The name was going up on the new BMO Tower in downtown Milwaukee when I took this photo Friday afternoon. I love all the construction going on around Milwaukee. This city has always felt like the biggest small town in … Continue reading

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Gorgeous October sunset!

Taken tonight as I was leaving my office. I wanted to shoot a panorama so you could see the beautiful glow of all that orange light reflected and reflected again off of office building windows and down onto the streets … Continue reading

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Sun and shadows, 12:33 pm on August 22

Saw these long shadows while walking to Starbucks for a refill after teaching my morning class today. I really liked the LONG diagonal lines and the bright white light lining the top of the utility pipes inside the cage, so … Continue reading

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Milwaukee’s Forecast: No change in view

The Wisconsin Gas Building’s flame was such a pretty shade of blue beneath the overcast sky this afternoon that I had to stop and take this picture.  The flame changes color to announce the weather forecast: When the flame is red, … Continue reading

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20 gallons’ worth of network security?

Saw this truck parked outside an office building in downtown Milwaukee last Friday morning. I don’t know what business these hats’ owner works in, but given the “white hats,” I figured network security was as good a guess as any … Continue reading

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