Urban Ideas

Design Thinking Showcase at UWM Kenilworth

May 2nd, 2013 |

At UWM’s Capstone Show, good design is more than clever products and clever marketing. Design Thinking is a way of looking at the world and changing it.

Envisioning the Seen: Extracting Milwaukee’s quiet awesomeness

March 10th, 2013 |

A diverse group of city leaders will gather at the Pabst Theatre for an intimate and lively discussion about our dear Milwaukee’s future.

Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater: From the ground up

November 23rd, 2012 |

The COA renews a Riverwest park with a grand view of Downtown and the Milwaukee River and expands its Skyline Music Festival.

Photo Gallery: Doors Open Milwaukee

September 24th, 2012 |

The TCD photo team takes you through the city with more than 70 photos from Historic Milwaukee’s second annual Doors Open Milwaukee.

New vision for deteriorating War Memorial

September 24th, 2012 |

The War Memorial is in a state of disrepair, and Milwaukee Art Museum is putting forth a new plan to help revive its lakefront neighbor.

Doors Open Milwaukee: Your key to the city

September 17th, 2012 |

On Sept. 22 and 23, more than 125 buildings will be on display as Historic Milwaukee, Inc. hands over the keys to the city for Doors Open Milwaukee.

Sue Black out as Milwaukee County Parks Director

August 16th, 2012 |

Award-winning Parks Director Sue Black is no longer an employee of Milwaukee County.

Know Milwaukee: Brady Street a perennial favorite

May 22nd, 2012 |

Hard work and dedication has generated a full-scale revival that has the Brady Street community back on top and better than ever.

Three-year I-794 Lake Freeway Project set to begin this fall

May 2nd, 2012 |

The I-794 Freeway project is set to begin in Fall 2012 with changes to I-794, the Lake Freeway and the Hoan Bridge, which will stay open during construction.

Young Professional Week: Building the next wave

April 27th, 2012 |

With Young Professional Week, the group’s largest event to date, Ian Abston and Newaukee aim to make Milwaukee a “next generation city.”