Downtown Milwaukee

11:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

NML's New Office Tower Will be Just One Change in Downtown Milwaukee

Other buildings could bloom along Milwaukee's lakefront in coming years

The new 32-story office tower Northwestern Mutual plans to build in downtown Milwaukee, will be just one change to the landscape.

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10:49 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Roadway Resculpting to Begin Soon Along Milwaukee's Downtown Lakefront

Planners envision easier access and more green space along Milwaukee's downtown lakefront

While Milwaukee awaits construction of a 32-floor Northwestern Mutual office tower, work will begin on new passageways along the downtown lakefront.

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Arts & Culture
4:56 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

5 Must-See Sites at Doors Open Milwaukee

Federal Courthouse in Downtown Milwaukee
Credit CJ Schmit, Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Amy Grau, program manager for Doors Open Milwaukee.

Some of Milwaukee best-known buildings – and some lesser-known places will welcome visitors this weekend.

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Economy & Business
4:51 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Steve Marcus Calls for Downtown Sculptures, Sales Tax for Civic Projects

Steve Marcus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Marcus Corporation
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Steve Marcus, chairman of the board of the Marcus Corporation.

For more than half a century, Steve Marcus has helped shape the city of Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon July 29, 2013

National Governors Association Aims to Find Common Ground in Milwaukee

Gov. Scott Walker will host this year's meeting of the National Governors Association in downtown Milwaukee.
Credit Eric Thayer, Getty Images

Gov. Scott Walker won’t be the only governor in Wisconsin later this week, when Milwaukee hosts the annual meeting of the National Governors Association.

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12:12 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

MMSD Must Make Big Fix Below Downtown Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District may have to make costly repairs to its Deep Tunnel in downtown Milwaukee, because of a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Thursday.

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