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Legacy Lofts at the Blommer Ice Cream Factory Breaks Ground

Local officials joined community leaders and industry partners on Wednesday, November 8 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Legacy Lofts at the Blommer Ice Cream Factory (Legacy Lofts) located at 1500 W. North Avenue. Legacy Lofts is a $13.9 million project to convert the three-story historic Blommer Ice Cream Factory and an adjacent open site…

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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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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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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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What to Do After a Neighborhood Burns

In August, a typically quiet Milwaukee neighborhood erupted in civil unrest that included several businesses being looted and/or set on fire. While the vandalism was the work of a few and not condoned by the community, it is indicative of the state of some neighborhoods in Milwaukee and across the country. Many communities are simmering…

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Welford Sanders Historic Lofts

As executive director of the nonprofit Martin Luther King Economic Development Corps starting in 2001, Welford Sanders led significant redevelopment efforts on Milwaukee’s King Drive and the surrounding neighborhood. King Drive EDC and Milwaukee in general lost a true visionary and leader when Mr. Sanders passed in 2015. To carry on his legacy and vision…

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Legacy Lofts at the former Blommer Ice Cream Factory

In keeping with Continuum’s mission to elevate clients and communities, we are excited to be part of the team creating multi-family housing at the existing historic Blommer Ice Cream Company at 15th Street and North Avenue.  The project is comprised of a total of 64 mixed-income units as well as 2,000 square feet of street-level commercial space….

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The Barclay

The Barclay campus consists of 3 buildings within a larger historic district in Walker’s Point. The 3 buildings are being renovated from an industrial warehouse use to market rate multi family housing. They are separated from each other by a thoroughfare. The challenge was to create a cohesive campus and re-imagine the historic buildings in…

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