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PA ST

Abandoned for years, the old Pabst Brewing complex on the west end of downtown Milwaukee was redeveloped over the past decade by the Zilber Property Group. The area contains many of the brewery’s original buildings, with their signature crenallated rooftop … Continue reading

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Groovy Windows

Taken yesterday near the corner of Water and State in downtown Milwaukee.

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Grohmann Museum, 5:40pm, September 10

Taken shortly before I left work last night. The museum closes at 5:00, so most lights were off, making for the contrast between late afternoon sunlight and dim galleries. The Grohmann has a really interesting special exhibit right right now, … Continue reading

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Branding a Neighborhood

Milwaukee takes its neighborhoods very seriously, to the point of giving them official names (sometimes using the historic default, other times inventing new ones derived from some random but logical connection), drawing up official boundaries, and making up a logo … 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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Unhappy Birthday

Taken near the NE corner of Jefferson and Wisconsin in downtown Milwaukee on a Saturday morning in early August. There’s a story here. I’m guessing it’s a sad one.

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Fiserv Forum Skywalk

Taken with my iPhone while sitting on Juneau, facing west, at the 6th Street stoplight. I really enjoy seeing this building from different perspectives, at different times of day, and in different seasons. Always something new.

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Weeds on a Milwaukee sidewalk

Gray morning in Milwaukee, but these weeds in the 1900 block of West Vliet caught my eye as I was driving past, so I had to stop and get out in the drizzling rain to take a picture. Maybe I … Continue reading

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A tour of public sculpture along Milwaukee’s RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue

A photo of my colleague, Margaret Dwyer, and me with “The Bronze Fonz,” taken during last Saturday’s walking tour of public sculptures along the Milwaukee RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue. We led a group of MSOE students on the two-hour walk … Continue reading

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Fiserv Forum roofline, south side, late afternoon

So many photos of this building are just waiting to be taken. There’s one image I’d like to capture along the north side looking west, but I don’t think my equipment is good enough to get it 😦

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