The Sherman Phoenix

In 2016, violent unrest broke out in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee after a fatal police shooting rocked the community. In the weeks following, community conversations identified the need for safe, welcoming neighborhood spaces, and certain leaders in the community decided to take matters into their own hands in order to foster change. In the hopes of moving forward — the idea for the Sherman Phoenix was born. Catalyst Construction worked with Sherman Park community leaders to transform an historic but vacant and fire-damaged Depression-era bank building into a collection of spaces where a diverse blend of local [...]

By |July 20th, 2021|

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

As one of southeastern Wisconsin’s most culturally influential media outlets, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee has experienced incredible growth over the last several years. As a result, the radio station’s location in the basement of a public administration building was quickly becoming insufficient to accommodate its burgeoning community engagement and fulfillment of its mission. The station needed a space with more room and that would inspire community involvement and positivity. Catalyst Construction was brought onto the project and renovated a long vacant 14,000 square-foot, two-story building in Walker’s Point into a contemporary radio broadcast facility that serves as a cultural “town [...]

By |July 17th, 2021|

Milwaukee Ballet Baumgartner Center for Dance

The Milwaukee Ballet’s new two-story facility at the southern end of the Italian Community Center parking lot is used as a ballet school and rehearsal studio. The two-story, 52,000-square-foot facility includes seven rehearsal and teaching studios that are utilized by Milwaukee Ballet, its nationally-accredited Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, and the Community Engagement program, plus its artistic, production and administrative offices. Project Details LOCATION Milwaukee, WI SECTOR Commercial ARCHITECT HGA Architects COMPLETION DATE August 2019 WEBSITE → See the Results [...]

By |August 31st, 2019|
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