The acquisition of Cream City Auto and the vacation of city street created a city-block opportunity for comprehensive urban design and planning. The completed product includes multiple buildings housing a 53-unit apartment complex with street-level dining and entertainment space and a 32,000 square-foot office/retail building.
“Milwaukee Developer Tim Dixon is looking for the next hot-spot for urban site development around Milwaukee’s downtown. He found it in Walker’s Point, and he turned to Continuum Architects + Planners SC, Milwaukee to help turn his plan for Castings Point into reality.” -Wisconsin Builder, March 2006
“The (Alterra) environment looks and feels industrial and ‘foundry-ish’. Alterra owners leased the brand new building in mint condition, complete with spotless concrete floors and white walls, but designers proceeded to customize it into a rustic-feeling foundry complete with recycled scrap metal décor. ‘Basically, we’re in a new space that was custom made to look old. The results are really unique’.” -OnMilwaukee.com, January 5, 2006