Many members of the new Park East Advisory Group agree streamlining guidelines for projects could hasten development of the vacant land north of downtown Milwaukee.
By James Briggs In the volatile aftermath of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget address, which he delivered Tuesday to a joint session of the Legislature, transportation builders are among the few groups smiling over what the next two fiscal years could bring. Walker, who during his campaign for governor promised to allocate more money toward transportation [...]
Published: February 28, 2011
Tags: Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Committee of the Whole, Harold Mester, hotel, Michael Cudahy, Milwaukee Public Museum, O'Donnell Park, O'Donnell Park parking garage, parking, Theo Lipscomb
By Caley Clinton Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy introduced a new plan Monday for O’Donnell Park that includes a smaller parking structure, a hotel and a 12-story office building. Cudahy indicated the hotel would likely be high-end, said Harold Mester, county board public information manager. Cudahy also proposed building a second 12-story building at a later [...]
By Joe Lanane The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee must pay $5 million to Milwaukee County by Jan. 15 as down payment on land for the Innovation Park project despite lacking the full $13.55 million needed to close the deal. By waiving its rights Wednesday to back out of the land sale, the university committed to the [...]