Marcus Center redesign plans threaten historically significant landscape, advocacy group says

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Marcus Center redesign plans threaten historically significant landscape, advocacy group says

Marcus Center redesign plans threaten historically significant landscape, advocacy group says
Dec 18, 2018
BizTimes - Milwaukee Business News

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts’ plans to revamp its downtown Milwaukee campus make it a “nationally significant at-risk and threatened cultural landscape,” according to a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy organization.

The concerns raised by the Cultural Landscape Foundation stem from the Marcus Center’s plans to alter a site that features landscape architecture by Dan Kiley, a prominent post-war architect whose projects included the Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis and the Art Institute of Chicago’s South Garden.