Drexel Town Square Wetland Park

Drexel Town Square Wetland Park Drexel Town Square is a new mixed-use town center on the 85-acre site of the former Delphi automotive parts factory in Oak Creek. Oak Creek is an auto-dependent suburb of Milwaukee that currently lacks a ‘downtown’ area. Drexel Town Square will house civic, retail, office, open space, and residential use,…

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MacArthur Square Planning

MacArthur Square Planning View the City of Milwaukee MacArthur Square Planning Study Today, MacArthur Square consists of a group of civic buildings in downtown Milwaukee arranged around a multilevel parking structure. Historically, MacArthur Square represents the City’s legacy of the City Beautiful movement in architecture and planning. GRAEF has worked closely with Milwaukee County and…

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La Crosse 2040 Comprehensive Plan

La Crosse 2040 Comprehensive Plan View the La Crosse 2040 Comprehensive Plan Here La Crosse adopted its first Comprehensive Plan, Confluence, in 2002, and, like many communities during the early phase of comprehensive planning, designed the plan to closely reflect the requirements outlined by state statute. The result was a 500-page document robust with information…

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Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan

Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan Visit the Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan Here GRAEF served as the prime consultant to the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) for the creation of the City’s first Climate & Equity Plan (CEP). The City led the initial phase of community engagement and data gathering but lacked the…

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Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park

Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park The Kinnickinnic River, Reach 2 Pulaski Park project created a revitalized community asset while improving drainage and enhancing neighborhood safety. The MMSD took the initiative to revisit outdated solutions for flood mitigation, still a serious issue, and achieved their goal of an improved watercourse that more safely handles flows during…

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City of Madison Lake Monona Waterfront

City of Madison Lake Monona Waterfront Lake Monona is an integral segment of downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The City of Madison launched the Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge in early 2022 to reimagine the underutilized waterfront site with hopes of creating a visionary, inclusive, and environmentally focused master plan for 1.7 miles of shoreline and 17…

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Milwaukee County Fleet Maintenance Office Addition

Milwaukee County Fleet Maintenance Office Addition GRAEF provided mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing engineering, structural, and civil design services for a new 2-story addition and renovation project in the existing Milwaukee County Fleet Maintenance Building.   The project contained dedicated spaces for Milwaukee County Sheriff, County Fleet, and County Highway departments, with open and private…

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New Berlin Recycling Center Cold Storage Buildings

New Berlin Recycling Center Cold Storage Buildings The City of New Berlin was in need of locating two prefabricated steel buildings at its recycling center site. GRAEF provided full services for the two approximately 22,000 square feet buildings. Due to the relocation of the proposed buildings, additional geotechnical work was required in addition to survey,…

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Village of Germantown Department of Public Works Facility

Village of Germantown Department of Public Works Facility GRAEF partnered with Germantown to develop a solution for their currently outdated and undersized Public Works Garage. After inventorying the Village’s vehicles and equipment as part of the programming phase, it became apparent that the current DPW site was not large enough to accommodate the new building…

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Climate Ready Oak Park Plan

Climate Ready Oak Park Plan Community Sustainability, Climate Action & Resilience Plan Visit the Climate Ready Oak Park Plan here The Oak Park community is committed to doing their part to overcome climate change and its effect on our environment, social fabric, and economy. In 2021, along with GRAEF and ERG, they began looking at…

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