Next City — “Milwaukee Eyes Designs for New Harbor District”

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April 15, 2016

Studio Gang was one of four firms invited to participate in a design charrette in fall 2015 to reimagine Milwaukee's industrial inner harbor.

The Studio’s proposal would transform “the harbor’s outer breakwater—an aging, three-mile-long concrete barrier that protects the harbor from Lake Michigan’s waves—into an ecological structure made up of rock, sheet pile and restored wetlands.”

While, for now, these plans “are largely inspiration for what’s to come,” the project could eventually serve “as a showcase for sustainable water solutions, a home to water-related businesses, and a connection point between residents and Milwaukee’s industrial past and present.”

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