The Hazelwood Historic House Museum In Green Bay

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Known as the oldest home in Green Bay, the Hazelwood House, now an historical museum, has a pretty awesome view of the Fox River, though since I was there on an overcast day, the photos don’t do it justice.  It’s one of those neat little delights you can stumble upon, nestled away in a place … Continue reading

Rare Arctic Freeze Hits Frank Lloyd Wright Creation Fallingwater

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These are some killer awesome shots of Falling Water, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most notorious creations, and how it was affected by the arctic vortex of 2014.  You can check out the article here via Rare Arctic Freeze Hits Frank Lloyd Wright Creation Fallingwater.

The Tripoli Shrine Center In Milwaukee

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I took these shots on a snowy, gloomy day, so they don’t even come close to the dazzling nature of the Tripoli Shrine Center in Milwaukee.  Didn’t get a chance to go inside, which I hear is even more astounding, but will get around to that next time in Milwaukee. From the Tripoli Shrine Center … Continue reading

The Legendary Mable Tainter Theatre In Menomonie

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I had the pleasure of shooting a wedding at the Mable Tainter Theatre in Menomonie a while back and am just now getting around to posting the photos from this classic building which is now an historical landmark and (I lbelieve) on the national registry of historical sites.  It can also be rented for weddings … Continue reading

If Frank Lloyd Wright Had Designed A Cheese Haus…

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If Frank Lloyd Wright had designed a Cheese Haus it would have been Foster Cheese Haus in Osseo (just south of Eau Claire off of I94).  They have some amazing cool Wisconsin Cheese as well, including bacon infused cheese curds like I’ve not seen anywhere else. Not only do they have great Wisconsin Cheese, but … Continue reading

Milwaukee Center, The Pabst Theatre & Milwaukee Rep

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The Milwaukee Center is quite an amazing place to visit.  Located just across from city hall, this is where we were at for the Lombardi play opening night last November.  It has a lot of other cool elements including the Milwaukee Repetory Theater and the legendary Pabst Theatre.  Plus right across the stree, hidden in … Continue reading

A Castle Of Cheese In Kenosha

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If you are ever heading down Interstate 94 towards Chicago, you will see a giant Castle just off the freeway outside of Kenosha, a castle loaded with cheese.  They’ve got an amazing variety of other items as well, and a loung-ish bar for beer and wine to boot.  It’s a pretty cool place and our … Continue reading

Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes: The Finally

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I had posted about the Mitchell Park Domes a couple of times prior but realize that interior shots of the place where never posted.  Since the topic has been covered in words, just enjoy the pictures this time around. * * * * * *

The Old World Charm Of La Crosse

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Had another chance to visit La Crosse a while back and discovered a terrific downtown with lots of old world charm.  Many of the buildings here where built in the late 1800’s but have been kept up or rennovated to keep their appeal.  Another great thing about La Crosse is that it is located where … Continue reading

Downtown Racine: Where Old Meets New Meets Old

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Whereas many of the residential areas of Racine have a modern flair to them (especially the farther away from downtown you go), downtown Racine still holds an Old Wisconsin flavor all about it.  Racine is most well know for the S.C. Johnson building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, was also the birthplace of legendary actor … Continue reading

There’s Something Fascinating About Old Buildings

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When driving around Kenosha last fall we ran past his old industrial factory that begged to be photographed.  While no longer in use as a factory, it is still used by local businesses for office space and storage (now called the Clock Tower Place).  Even so, it retains all the luster and charm of the … Continue reading

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Studio)

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In the third and final posting about our visit to Taliesin, this is were much of the brilliance revealed itself as substative, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural studio.  We know a bit about studios, having worked in them for two decades, but never one quite so comforting as this one, but we totally understand the need … Continue reading

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Interiors)

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As a follow up to yesterday’s Taliesin posting that included exterior shots, today we are revealing some terrific shots of the interior rooms of the Taliesin estate.  There’s really no need to explain any of it (as if we really could, you really have to be there to get it), so we’ll let the photos … Continue reading

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Exteriors)

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With the blessing of the Frank Lloyd Wright foundation, we had the distinct pleasure of visting and filming at Taliesin back in August that included a splendid sit down interview with Wright historian Karen Murphy.  Fascinated as we have always been about Wright’s architectural brilliance, we had no idea that what we were entering that … Continue reading

An Oddly Wisconsin Experience At The Mitchell Park Domes In Milwaukee

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The Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee where something both expected and unique.  When we went to visit them on a Saturday afternoon there were any number of interessting things going on including an art festival, a wedding, and a band playing in the park.  The coolest thing about this place (besides it having the same … Continue reading

Milwaukee City Hall: An Historic Building Worth A Visit

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We had the great pleasure of interviewing Milwaukee Mayor (and former Wisconsin Congressman) Tom Barrett at the Milwaukee city hall for the documentary and while there took the opportunity to check the place out for its historical significance.  It’s quite the building but the pictures do much better to tell you all about it than … Continue reading

The Hidden History Of Ten Chimneys & America’s Greatest Acting Team

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While in the Milwaukee area we had the great pleasure of interview Sean Malone, the President of Ten Chimneys Foundation in Genesee Depot where we discovered many wonderful and amazing things about a history within the state that few know about, though if we have anything to say about it, everyone will soon.  The photos … Continue reading

The Tundra Lodge Water Park… Summer Fun All Year Around.

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The Tundra Lodge in Green Bay is back on board with us for this round of shooting in Wisconsin and though we covered them extensively last time around, we didn’t get around to showing photos of their magnificent water park at the lodge.  Waterparks seem to be unique to Wisconsin on the level the hotels … Continue reading

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