Historic Mackie Building Showcases Continuum’s Problem-Solving Abilities

Rehabilitating, renovating and re-envisioning an architectural gem like the now-138-year-old Historic Mackie Building presented Continuum the opportunity to truly flex the firm’s problem-solving muscles. The project had a dual purpose: one physical, the other economic, both equally important. Those purposes were: 1) To revive and rejuvenate the historic Mackie Building and thus restore to physical…

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UW-Milwaukee Alums Fuel Milwaukee’s Building Boom

Continuum Principal Corey Lapworth is featured in a UWM news article focusing its graduates who are playing significant roles in the development of Milwaukee’s recent construction boom.  Corey graduated from UW-Milwaukee in 2003 with two master’s degrees. “The Welford Sanders Lofts project, just north of downtown, has a number of ties to UWM alum Corey…

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Governor, Mayor Attend Ceremony at Welford Sanders Historic Lofts on Juneteenth Day

June 19, 2017–MILWAUKEE–State and local officials joined community leaders and industry partners for a combined ribbon cutting/ground breaking ceremony at Welford Sanders Historic Lofts to celebrate the opening of renovated office space and kick off construction of the residential portion of the project, which is located at 2821 N. 4th Street. Welford Sanders Historic Lofts…

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Elevating Clients and Communities

Continuum’s motto of elevating clients and communities means the firm gets involved in projects that enhance the communities in which their clients are located. As such, Continuum staff have been an integral part of the team that has brought Sculpture Milwaukee to fruition, a project that enhances Milwaukee’s downtown overall and its main corridor in particular….

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Broadway Lofts Construction Concluding this Spring

After nearly three and a half years of planning and construction, Broadway Lofts is expected to open its doors to new tenants next month.  After a complex historical process, these market rate, luxury apartments are now available for rent.  Check them out here. Broadway Lofts is comprised of three of the structures in the six…

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Mission of Quadruple Bottom Line

Continuum is guided by a mission of quadruple bottom line–people, purpose, profit, planet–which informs how we approach all aspects of our business, including how we gut a building before construction. Recently we had the opportunity to partner with Habitat for Humanity on deconstruction of our Welford Sanders Lofts project. “Working with Habitat on deconstruction is…

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Continuum Announces New Offices

Continuum Architects + Planners Moving to New Offices The principals of Continuum Architects + Planners are pleased to announce that the firm is moving its offices in late spring to the spectacularly gorgeous Historic Mitchell Building. The location is fitting for Continuum. Modernists at heart with accolades for creating high-style structures like the Chazen Museum…

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Mackie Building: Historic Rehab Expertise in Action

Continuum is renovating all 60,000 square feet of the six-story Mackie Building (photo at left), which was built in 1887 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The project is a continuation of the firm’s highly successful partnership with Milwaukee developer, Josh Jeffers of J. Jeffers & Co. Says Jeffers of Continuum’s work, “They…

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Vaishali Wagh: Crossing Cultures, Mediums and Professions

Vaishali Wagh, RA, LEEP AP, is a design architect at Continuum Architects + Planners who incorporates a cosmopolitan perspective and fine arts experience into her architectural design sensibilities. She earned her BA in architecture in her home country of India.  A few years later, she came to the United States to earn her Master of…

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