Politics & Government
4:42 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Milwaukee Supervisors Clear the Way for Couture at Lakefront

Credit WUWM

While the county board refused to sell O'Donnell Park on Thursday, the board agreed to sell the nearby transit garage, for development of a high-rise.

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6:05 am
Wed December 10, 2014

As County Committee Backs Couture Project, Supervisor Vows to Fight It

A rendering of the Couture Project.
Credit Rinka Chung Architecture

  A 44-story development proposed for Milwaukee’s lakefront got a boost this week.

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6:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Shoreline Bill Would Allow Highrise on Milwaukee's Lakefront; Critics Fight to Keep the Land Public

The existing County Transit building stands mid photo, below Discovery World.
Credit S Bence

The "shoreline bill" goes before a state Senate committee on Thursday, with an immediate goal of kick-starting a development.

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Economy & Business
1:11 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

New Skyscraper Could House Hotel, Apartments

Click to Enlarge PhotoDeveloper Rick Barrett poses next to an artist's rendering of The Couture.

Milwaukee’s skyline could have a distinct new feature in a few years: a 44-story tower. County Executive Chris Abele outlined the plans Wednesday. The building would be located across the street from Discovery World and the northern entrance to Summerfest. As WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl reports, the development would include hotel rooms and housing to meet what planners call a growing demand.

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