American Institute of Architects in Wis. give top honors to 4 projects

The new homes for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Ballet were among the projects that received the highest honor award from Wisconsin’s society of architects. 

The American Institute of Architects in Wisconsin awarded four projects designed by members the group’s highest honor in its annual design awards program. 

The Bradley Symphony Center of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, which was designed by Milwaukee firm Kahler Slater, opened earlier this year. 

The new home for MSO musicians reimagined the former Warner Grant Theatre at 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. The project involved moving a massive wall, preserving the theater’s wall and ceiling adornments and upgrading the kitchen.

The nomination for the Bradley Symphony Center commented on the restoration of the empty vaudeville movie palace into a live music venue. 

“The design concept celebrated and restored the building to its former glory, while strategically placed additions expand the guest experience and provide

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3 Top Stocks in the Work-from-Home Industry

The list of companies allowing for work-from-home — some of them saying remote work will be forever — continues to grow. Additionally, a record number of new business applications were filed in the U.S. in 2020, peaking at nearly 1.6 million during the third quarter (nearly double the number in 2019) according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Many of those small business applicants were people looking to fire up a self-employment side-gig from home.  

Put simply, the work-from-home movement looks like it’s here to stay.

Three companies to bet on because of their connection to the trend are salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), Pinterest (NYSE:PINS), and Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX). Let’s find out a bit more about these three top stocks in what has become a work-from-home industry.

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1. Salesforce: Building the platform for “the future of work”

Salesforce is

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Peek inside a home in Dallas’ gated Glen Abbey with a top designer’s interior touches

If a home’s interior design creates a lasting first impression, why not hire one of the world’s top designers?

This home on the market in Dallas’ prestigious Glen Abbey neighborhood was designed by Jan Showers, who was recently recognized by Architectural Digest as one of the top designers on the planet.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom and four-half-bathroom home built in 2007 has two primary suites, two kitchens and sits on a double lot next to a creek in Weighted blankets Brisbane the gated community. Its Santa Barbara appearance is accented with modern details.

Listing agent Dona Timm called the home “immaculate.”

“No detail was overlooked, from the high-end appliances and luxury amenities to the graceful and seamless connection of the interior through the gorgeous exterior spaces,” she said in a statement.

At 8,189 square feet, the home is spacious with numerous rooms for entertaining. Just past the entrance, a large dining

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R29 Readers’ Top Stay-At-Home Picks Are All On Sale For July 4th

After spending many, many months indoors recently, it’s very possible that you already know your way around a good cyber sale. But just when you thought you’d be swapping screen time for sunshine in honor of one star-spangled holiday this weekend, let us remind you that the 4th of July is also a major moment for some of the year’s biggest markdowns on everything furniture, decor, rugs, and more.

And while we’re on the topic of that stay-at-home life we’ve grown accustomed to as of late, we’d like to point out that many of our R29 readers’ favorite finds over lockdown (fire pits, desk chairs, and breathable bedding, to name a few) are having their prices slashed, all in the name of patriotism as July 4 draws near. So we’re breaking down the top holiday deals by category featuring the season’s most-loved home items so

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