Converting Milwaukee’s Former Soldier’s Home into Contemporary Housing for Vets

A $40 million conversion of Milwaukee’s former historic Soldiers Home and other nearby buildings into veterans apartments will begin early next year once a fundraising campaign is completed. Madison-based Alexander Co. expects to complete the development by fall 2020, said Kendra Bishop, director of marketing and public relations for the firm. A campaign to raise … Read more

Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Stackner Cabaret Reopens with New Amenities

After a $1.75 million makeover, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Stackner Cabaret is reopening Friday with more and comfier seating, a new bar and expanded kitchen, remodeled bathrooms (including an additional woman’s stall), and other upgrades. In the new configuration, standard seating capacity rises from 136 to 186, an increase that could lead to changes in … Read more

Celebrating the Completed Additions to the University School of Milwaukee’s Upper School

We were honored to attend the University School of Milwaukee‘s dedication ceremony on Monday for our recently completed additions and enhancements to the Upper School. The scope of the project included a new dining commons, servery, innovation space, theater expansion, and music practice rooms. We are thrilled that the spaces will be used and enjoyed by … Read more

An In-progress Look at MSOE’s Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall

Work is well underway on the Milwaukee School of Engineering‘s plan to become the statewide leader in artificial intelligence education. The bricks-and-mortar centerpiece of that effort is the new, $34 million Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall located at 1025 N. Milwaukee St. The new facility and new bachelors of computer science degree program … Read more

Designed for the Future – Breaking Ground on the Promega Corp. R&D Center

Sketch for Promega Corp.'s Research and Development Center

Fitchburg biotech Promega Corp.’s big, new research and development center will be a building designed to last for “200 years,” one of the architects on the project says. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held this week for the 270,000-square-foot, $190 million project to be built on East Cheryl Parkway, just east of the company’s Feynman … Read more

Milwaukee Urban Stables Expected to Make Bay View Their Home

Sketch of Milwaukee Urban Stables development site in Bay View

Work is proceeding on developing stables in the Bay View neighborhood that would house Milwaukee Police Department horses, as well as therapy horses. Milwaukee Urban Stables is planned for a vacant city-owned lot at 143 E. Lincoln Ave. The city Redevelopment Authority will review the proposed transfer of the property at its June 21 meeting, … Read more

Taking Home a Top Project Award

UWRS team holding awards at Top Projects Dinner

Last night, Ramlow/Stein Architects, along with Hunzinger Construction Company and GRAEF, was recognized by The Daily Reporter for work done on the Miller Park Food & Beverage Improvements at the annual Top Projects Awards Dinner. Ramlow/Stein, in association with Moody Nolan, and in collaboration with Smith Group JJR and GRAEF, also received a Top Project award for work done on the UW-Madison Memorial … Read more

Christ Church Breaks Ground for New Addition

MEQUON – The “Greater Things” groundbreaking took place this past weekend at Christ Church. Work on this project will include a large addition to transform the current building into a multi-venue worship facility with an expanded lobby, meeting spaces, and offices, renovations to the Children’s Ministry spaces, and increased parking. Construction will be completed in … Read more

MSOE Breaks Ground for New Computational Science Building

MILWAUKEE – A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Dwight & Dian Diercks Computational Science Building, a current Ramlow/Stein project, took place yesterday on the Milwaukee School of Engineering campus. The new building will be completed in Fall 2019. Observers will note that the proposed building’s facade borrows elements from two other recent MSOE buildings, the … Read more