Friday, August 1, 2014

Clearing out the Paper Files Again: The Milwaukee Area Edition

Photocopied newspaper articles, now recycled.

Old neighborhoods of youth exist on on map of memory.  (Milwaukee Sentinel, 8/8/1985).   Includes photos of Borchert Field, North 3rd Street.

Champagne tastes are reshaping the city that beer built.  (Chicago Tribune, 7/26/1986)

Can Packard Plaza persist?  Loss of 3 big stores worries some merchants in Cudahy.  (Milwaukee Journal, undated)

Revival on 3rd St.   (Milwaukee Journal, 8/27/1986)  
  • New life brewing.  Schlitz Park is renewing interest in an old area.
  • A suburban oasis in Inner City.

Experiment in integration.  Some say real estate industry threatens the outcome.  (Milwaukee Journal, 9/29/1986)   Sherman Park neighborhood.

Blocking out the blight.  Weary group keeps fighting to save city neighborhood.  (Milwaukee Journal, 10/26/1986)  11th & Keefe Block Club.

They try to straddle centuries.  (Milwaukee Journal, 11/26/1986)  800 block of North Cass Street.

Brady Street area now draws affluent.  (Milwaukee Journal, 11/26/1986)

Park West dream remains only that.  (Milwaukee Journal, 12/7/1986A new neighborhood of condos, duplexes, and single-family homes to be built in 3 phases.

Negotiations cloud Park East's future.  Many parties have vested interests.  (Milwaukee Journal, undated)

A ribbon of gold in the west.  Blue Mound boom shapes Brookfield.  (Milwaukee Journal, 1/21/1987)

Brookfield, Wis.  Builder Caters To Transferees.  (The New York Times, undated)

Wakesha's economy booms.  Its growth makes it Wisconsin's hot spot.  (Milwaukee Journal, 6/21/1987)

Jobs result from business boom.  (Milwaukee Journal, 6/21/1987)

Building boom good news for many.  (Milwaukee Sentinel, 9/7/1987)

The Segregated Suburbs.  (Milwaukee Journal, 12/17/1987)
  • 20 years after housing marches, suburbs remain almost as white. 
  • Few suburbs hire minorities.
  • Integration pioneer faced obstacles.
Rocky start at lakefront.  A new beach and an island are shaped from boulders.  (Milwaukee Journal, 5/25/1988)  Construction of 17-acre island park next to Summerfest grounds.

Faded glory:  Eagles Club once was social center for area.  (Milwaukee Journal, 5/26/1988)

Old South Side braces for change.   In a neighborhood known for stability, officials prepare for time of transition.  (Milwaukee Sentinel, 1989?)

South Milwaukee to unveil plans.  (Milwaukee Journal, 3/15/1989).  Downtown revitalization plans.

City's new skyscrapers fit in while lifting our sights and our hopes.  (Milwaukee Journal, 3/23/1989)

New buildings salute City Hall, other neighbors.  (Milwaukee Journal, undated.)  Milwaukee Center and 100 East Building.

My Most Memorable Neighborhood.  A small slice of heaven on our Southwest Side.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/28/1989)

Sign of allegiance.  In a changing  Milwaukee neighborhood, residents post notice:  "We're not selling out".  (Chicago Tribune, 7/3/1989)

Milwaukee shocked, moves to stem violence.  Violent crimes totaled 1,020 through July 1, compared to 565 for the first six months of 1988.  (Chicago Tribune, July 1989)

Names can mean a lot for a city.  (Milwaukee Journal, 7/19/1989)  Neighborhoods.

A Pool of Space for Subleasing.  (The New York Times, 2/18/1990).  Office development in downtown Milwaukee.

Washington Highlands.  (Milwaukee Journal, 3/22/1990) National Register of Historic Places neighborhood.

North Avenue Local:  A Journey Close to Home.  (Milwaukee Journal)
  • For 17 miles, the thread in all our stories.  (8/5/1990)
  • Free spirits still roam the East Side Stretch.  The successors to the '60s hippies are upholding the traditional laid-back lifestyle.  (8/6/1990)
  • Rock solid through an age of decline.  (8/7/1990)
Up Close:  Grand Avenue.  (Milwaukee Journal, 8/25/1990)

No Rust Belt.  As Economy Falters, Old Industrial City of Milwaukee Shines.  Instead of Wooing High Tech, It Modernized Factories, Rose with Export Boom.  Great Lakes Region is Strong.  (The Wall Street Journal, 11/29/1990)

Crisis Center:  Turmoil grips Milwaukee's inner city.  (Isthmus, 1/11-17/1991)

How Milwaukee Boomed But Left Its Blacks Behind.  (The New York Times, 5/19/1991)

In Milwaukee, the Raven Finds Its Victims.  (publication unknown, 2/28/1992)

Downtown Retail:  The Shops of Grand Avenue (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/14/2004)
  • Grand, but different.  New tenants and a new dedication to serving its residential neighbors are bringing fresh hope to the city's downtown mall. 
  • But Wisconsin Ave. faces big challenges.

Related posts:
A New York City (primarily Manhattan) bibliography.  (8/15/2013)
The outer boroughs.  (8/22/2013)

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