Designing a one-block fountain that runs on rainwater

Designing a one-block fountain that runs on rainwater Posted by David Lewellen from UWM Research on February 22, 2019 Professor James Wasley’s architectural work focuses not on designing buildings, but on how structures interface with the natural world. “I want to reintegrate natural processes into cities,” says Wasley, co-director of the Institute for Ecological Design… Read More

Harbor View Plaza Selected as Name for the Harbor District’s First Waterfront Park

Harbor View Plaza Selected as Name for the Harbor District’s First Waterfront Park A groundbreaking event is scheduled for Friday, August 24th at 1:30 pm at Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield Ave.) Posted by Harbor District on August 15, 2018 Harbor District, Inc. and Rockwell Automation are excited to announce that Harbor View Plaza has been selected… Read More

Want to swim in the Milwaukee River? This 1.5-mile race is your chance

Want to swim in the Milwaukee River? This 1.5-mile race is your chance Posted by Lainey Seyler from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on July 31, 2018 Milwaukee residents have the opportunity we’ve all been waiting for: A chance to swim in the Milwaukee River. The Cream City Classic is a 1½ mile open swim. It’s Aug. 11. The… Read More

Rockwell, Brico Fund make large donations to Harbor District public plaza

Rockwell, Brico Fund make large donations to Harbor District public plaza Posted by Mark Kass from Milwaukee Business Journal on April 3, 2018 The Rockwell Automation Charitable Corp. and the Brico Fund have made large donations to the Milwaukee Harbor District to help push forward plans for a new public plaza on the waterfront. The… Read More

Milwaukee Harbor District unveils plan envisioning urban space, high-tech jobs

Milwaukee Harbor District unveils plan envisioning urban space, high-tech jobs Posted by Sean Ryan from the Milwaukee Business Journal  on Nov 17, 2017 After about two years of planning and polling of Milwaukee stakeholders, Harbor District Inc. on Friday released a long-range plan that envisions new urban neighborhoods sprouting along the water and modern, high-tech… Read More

Milwaukee eyes designs for new Harbor District

Milwaukee is looking to solidify its title as “Fresh Coast capital” by redesigning its industrial inner harbor area into a mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly, eco-conscious new neighborhood: the Harbor District. The initiative, led by nonprofit Harbor District Inc., is seeking ways to retain the area’s vital industrial uses and also complement the neighboring Water Technology District, where… Read More