The development of a new hall for Marquette University’s College of Engineering offered a unique test of Newton’s laws of motion, velocity and pressure.
Published: October 27, 2011
Tags: architect, John P. Raynor Library, Julie Ledger, Marquette University, Opus Development Corp., Opus’ Design Build Leadership Committee, Patrick Cudahy Inc., Thomson Reuters, Tom Shaver, Weyco Group Inc.
2011 Woman in Construction of the Year Julie Ledger, Opus Development Corp. Marquette University gave Julie Ledger the breaks she needed to stand out in the construction industry. Fifteen years ago, as a civil and environmental engineering student at Marquette, she broke into the industry as an intern at Opus Development Corp.’s Milwaukee office. That [...]
By James Briggs The prospect of a second dental school in Wisconsin sparked a heated exchange Wednesday at the Capitol between state Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar, and representatives from Marquette University. The state Building Commission awarded $10 million in matching money to Marshfield-based Marshfield Clinic toward the construction of a dental training building. The money [...]
Published: December 6, 2010
Tags: Elsdon, Eric Nielsen, Madison, Marquette University, Matthew Alderman, Pres House, Rummel, St. Paul's University Catholic Center, St. Paul’s, University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Madison
By James Briggs A century-old Presbyterian ministry in Madison is concerned about a similarly historic Catholic institution’s plan to build a towering structure next door. Mark Elsdon, pastor and executive director of the Pres House, fears a proposed 14-story St. Paul’s University Catholic Center would overshadow his adjacent 1930s neo-gothic stone building. The two buildings [...]
Published: November 24, 2010
Tags: Gregory West, Hagopian, Hilton Hotel, Holiday Inn, Hugh Braun, Lamelas, Landmark Credit Union, Maharishi Vedic University, Marquette University, Towne Metropolitan, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2874, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Witkowiak
By Marie Rohde The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2874 faces bankruptcy if the city of Milwaukee collects on a $609,000 judgment over condemnation of the group’s former headquarters. “We have $258,000 in a CD,” said Gregory West, the post’s quartermaster, referring to the maximum the post can afford to pay the city. The judgment [...]
Published: October 28, 2010
Tags: 2010 Newsmakers of the Year, Developer of the Year, J.P. Cullen, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Janesville, Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquette University, Robert Wild, The Daily Reporter, Wisconsin Builder
Developer of the Year Marquette University
By Keith Barber The fate has been sealed on an old warehouse building on Milwaukee’s west side. Back in February, I announced a development “wish-list” for a vacant warehouse building listed for sale at 2601 W. Clybourn St. It had been offered for sale by Dufek Realty LLC of Milwaukee. After seeing this structure to [...]