From June 5 – 7, Milwaukee hosted the Urban Manufacturing Alliance’s (UMA) national gathering. The event brought more than 100 civic leaders, manufacturers, and workforce and real estate practitioners to Milwaukee to discuss issues, including workforce development, youth engagement, innovative financing, and land use policy and redevelopment.
Among Chicago's must-see attractions for visitors are its riverboat tours that provide a different perspective on that city's most famous downtown architectural gems.
Around 70 Milwaukee visitors enjoyed a similar experience in our city recently — but the focus was more about diamonds in the rough.
This boat tour through the Menomonee Valley and Harbor District highlighted the city's industrial heritage, as well as its revival — kicking off the Urban Manufacturing Alliance’s national conference in Milwaukee.
A series of metal sculptures taking shape in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley honors the men and women who worked at a now-lost transportation giant. The "People of the Road” monument is a tribute to the thousands who labored for a passenger and freight-rail service best known as the Milwaukee Road.
The Urban Ecology Center conducted a prescribed burn in Three Bridges Park with Kettle Moraine Land Stewards, in coordination with the Milwaukee Fire Department, to burn an 8.2 acre controlled area of Three Bridges Park. Prescribed burns are a very beneficial land management practice that promotes native vegetation growth, kills unwanted woody vegetation in the prairie, and also burns off old plant growth to make way for new plant growth.