New Hotel Tower Planned for Milwaukee
May18

New Hotel Tower Planned for Milwaukee

The Potawatome indian tribe has announced plans to add another tower to its hotel and casino complex in Milwaukee. The new tower will have 119 keys, but focus mainly on suites. When construction is complete, it will bring the total number of rooms to 500. More details in the press release below. POTAWATOMI TO EXPAND HOTEL WITH SECOND TOWER PROJECT REPRESENTS ADDITIONAL $80 MILLION INVESTMENT IN MILWAUKEE’S MENOMONEE VALLEY MILWAUKEE –...

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Neighbor News: Milwaukee Getting a New Skyscraper
Sep26

Neighbor News: Milwaukee Getting a New Skyscraper

For those of you with an interest in what’s going on up I-94 in Wisconsin, change is coming to the downtown Milwaukee skyline. Hines is building a new skyscraper called Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons.  You can read more about it in the press release below. NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL UNVEILS DESIGN OF NEW HIGH-RISE OFFICE TOWER IN MILWAUKEE NEW HAVEN, CT (Sept. 25, 2013) – Northwestern Mutual today unveiled the design of...

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Chicago Casino: Not IF, but WHEN and WHERE
Feb29

Chicago Casino: Not IF, but WHEN and WHERE

For the last few decades Chicago’s mayors have been hell-bent on building a casino in the city. What they haven’t been too interested in is asking the public its opinion on the matter. Finally a group of people threw up their metaphorical hands and said, “If the politicians won’t ask, we will.” To that end, the Chicago Architecture Foundation and the Chicago Reader co-sponsored an event at the Chicago...

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Briefly: Bridges, Blurbs, Beerville
Feb03

Briefly: Bridges, Blurbs, Beerville

The Wrigley Building (400 North Michigan Avenue) has been named a Chicago Landmark.  See Alderman Reilly’s announcement below. Not a new web site, but it’s new to us.  Check out Chicago Loop Bridges for lots of interesting information and pictures of… Chicago Loop bridges. Here’s your Grant Park history lesson of the day, from the Chicago Tribune. ENR Midwest has neighbor news: Milwaukee has the green light to...

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