This Day in Milwaukee County History

TDIMCH: May 4, 2001

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On this day in Milwaukee County History: In 2001, the Calatrava addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum, known as the Quadracci Pavilion, opens to the public for the first time. The addition has since become an emblematic fixture on the city’s lakefront.

Photo: An early rendering of what the future building would look like at dusk with wings open.

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