Mitchell Park Domes

Michelle Maternowski

The Mitchell Park Domes are one of Milwaukee County’s most popular destinations.

County Executive Chris Abele shuttered the aging glass structures over the weekend after a piece of concrete the size of a tennis ball plummeted 20 feet into the desert dome.

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For decades, visitors have strolled the Mitchell Park Domes tropical flora, desert landscape and the seasonal "special" exhibit. But there's more going on that the public doesn't see.

The Journey House Packer Football Stadium in Mitchell Park has been recognized by Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation for building community.