New PDF release: Building Milwaukee City Hall: The Political, Legal and

By Dennis Pajot

ISBN-10: 0786473479

ISBN-13: 9780786473472

Milwaukee’s urban corridor on East Wells and North Water streets is a landmark. not just formally, yet as a part of Milwaukee’s identification, from the city’s flag to the Laverne and Shirley sit-com within the Seventies. the location for this generic construction was once no longer simply selected. the ultimate place used to be no longer the 1st selection for many of Milwaukee’s movers and shakers, and after it used to be eventually settled upon, the problems simply turned higher. Battles over designs and the bidding method grew to become politically heated and private in nature. price overruns within the development, even if universal on the time, grew to giant proportions. the finished development used to be, besides the fact that, structurally sound and unique to the attention. nonetheless status a hundred and fifteen years later, it's a monument to the Milwaukee govt officers, architect and builder.

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