For millennia, people have lived together across many generations. Indeed, living with one’s grandparents, or town elders, was a commonplace and even honored tradition in the 19th and early 20th century of many cultures. The explosion of residential development and wide acceptance of automobile-based planning in the postwar era provided unmitigated prosperity, with a reduction in mixed generations and cohousing. The reduction of generations living together is an unintended consequence of the post-war era prosperity, but with it comes the loss of the intangible benefits of living with an extended age group. Recognizing this, three organizations are involved in exploring the benefits of intergenerational housing at a new facility: Trinity Woods in Milwaukee, Wisconsin..Read More
Opening soon! The good people of Pinnacle Construction are wrapping up work at the new North End Branch for North Shore Bank. The branch is conceived as a highly visible commercial property springing from the existing structure of a brick home. The branch offers a variety of services including both on-site personal bankers and Covid-19 friendly video tellers, and a patio for community gatherings.
We are excited for the opportunities this will provide for downtown Milwaukee,Read More
LindenGrove Communities invites the public to an event on Tuesday, April 10 to celebrate the grand opening of a new high-acuity Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF). The event runs from 3-6 p.m. at LindenGrove Waukesha, located at 425 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI.
The celebration is free and open to the public and will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. and tours of the facility immediately afterward. Hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and a prize drawing will also be available to guests.Read More
The Village of Pleasant Prairie celebrated the completion of a new auditorium at the Village Hall with a dedication ceremony on Monday, February 1 at Village Hall, 9915 39th Ave.
The new update to Village Hall was designed by Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP and was made possible by the completion of the new, 17,600 sq. ft.Read More
Three Wisconsin school districts and clients of PRA successfully passed multi-million dollar referendums on Tuesday that will go towards facilities improvements in the communities of Madison, Platteville, and Mequon-Thiensville.
PRA assisted Madison Metropolitan School District with a year of facility and referendum planning, ultimately leading to the District’s successful $41 millionRead More
A groundbreaking event will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 to celebrate the start of expansion and renovation work at Ripon High School. The event marks the beginning of construction to build a 81,000 square foot addition to the facility and renovate 174,000 square feet of existing space, in order to house both Ripon Middle School and Ripon High School in one building.Read More
PRA recently joined the Sauk Prairie School District at the groundbreaking celebrations for district’s two major construction projects. Each project is a result of the district’s successful $34.6M referendum, which passed last April.
The first project, an addition to Tower Rock Elementary School, will accommodate 4k through fifth grade students, and the second project involves building a new, 101,000 sq. ft. elementary schoolRead More
Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP announced today the completion of its latest project for the Rennes Group — a 35,000 sq. ft. addition to the long-term care provider’s facility in Weston, Wis.
The short-term rehab addition expands Rennes Rehab & Health Center’s existing facility to meet the growing needs of the Weston and Wausau communities.Read More