Westown

Westown, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
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Wisconsin Policy Research Institute (Q16941236)

The Badger Institute, formerly the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, is a nonprofit policy research organization based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It supports free markets and limited government. It played a prominent role in the development of the state's school voucher program and has formulated recommendations for the state's higher education system.

Pabst Brewery Complex (Q7121824)

The Pabst Brewery Complex in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the former brewery of the Pabst Brewing Company. The facility was closed in 1997. On August 16, 2006 the brewery complex was purchased by Joseph Zilber's investment group Brewery Project LLC for $13 million to create The Brewery, a renovated complex for residential, office, and retail use. The Pabst Brewing Company Former Corporate Office Building & Visitor's Center have been reopened as "Best Place," in reference to the brewery's founders Jacob Best and Phillip Best, and feature an antiques gift shop, Blue Ribbon Hall and the "Little Tavern on the Hill." Enclosed by the building are two courtyards, one of which houses a statue of Captain Frederick Pabst. A statue of King Gambrinus, the unofficial patron saint of beer, used to be displayed in the other courtyard, but was removed when the brewery was shut down in the mid-1990s. The sculpture was loaned back to the complex by the Pabst Corporation after a lengthy negotiation period on May 21, 2011.

General Douglas MacArthur (Q5531839)

General Douglas MacArthur is a public artwork by American artist Robert L. Dean, a 1953 graduate of the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY). Previously, the statue was located in MacArthur Square in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza, downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. On June 7, 2014, it was relocated to its new waterfront location at Veterans' Park, next to the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. With full military honors, the bronze statue of General Douglas MacArthur was rededicated at its new home on June 7, 2014. The ceremony was the capstone event for the MacArthur Memorial Week, held nearly 35 years after the statue's original dedication on June 8, 1979.

Eclipse Park (Q5333022)

Eclipse Park, also known as Milwaukee Base-Ball Grounds, is a former baseball ground located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. The ground was home to the Milwaukee Grays of the National League during the 1878 season. The first game was played on May 14 and the last on September 14.

Milwaukee County Federated Library System (Q6861722)

The Milwaukee County Federated Library System (MCFLS) is a public library organization that coordinates activities between its member public libraries, which collectively serve the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is governed by a board of trustees and funded by the State of Wisconsin and each member library.

American Society for Quality (Q4745039)

The American Society for Quality (ASQ), formerly the American Society for Quality Control (ASQC), is a knowledge-based global community of quality professionals, with nearly 80,000 members dedicated to promoting and advancing quality tools, principles, and practices in their workplaces and communities.

Herzing University (Q5745193)

Herzing University is a private nonprofit university with its headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and several locations throughout the United States. The university offers degrees in professions including nursing, technology, business and healthcare.

WMKE-CA (Q7952893)

WMKE-CD, virtual and UHF digital channel 21, is a low-powered, Class A television station licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Owned by CNZ Communications, it is a sister station to Fond du Lac-licensed Cozi TV affiliate WIWN (channel 68). The two stations share studios on West Stratton Drive in suburban New Berlin; WMKE-CD's transmitter is located at the Milwaukee PBS tower on Milwaukee's northeast side.

Anime Milwaukee (Q4765150)

Anime Milwaukee (AMKE) is an annual three-day anime convention held during March at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee & Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is Wisconsin's largest anime convention.

Pabst Brewing Company Former Corporate Office Building (Q7121825)

The Pabst Brewing Company Former Corporate Office Building is located at 901 W. Juneau Ave. in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the Pabst Brewery Complex.

Peter John (Q7174990)

Peter John was a sculpture by artist John Raimondi commissioned in 1978. It was located in front of the new Blue Cross Blue Shield building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2015, during the conversion of the building into apartments, the sculpture disappeared and its whereabouts are unknown.