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Rocks of Architecture

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Building stones in any city generally reflect the local geology. The great variety of rock types used in Milwaukee from the Midwest tells a geologic story that beguiles the imagination compared to the quiet geology here today. This tour, led by UW-Milwaukee geology professor Bill Kean, will look at 10-12 buildings primarily along the Wisconsin Avenue corridor which reflect Midwestern geology and the effective use of building material to the architectural style. There are a few notable exceptions of material from distant places.

Type
Walking

Saturday Hours
Not offered

Sunday Hours
11 am

Duration
75 minutes

Ticket Type
Ticketed ($10)

Wheelchair Accessibility
Fully wheelchair accessible

Capacity
20