Mixed-Use / Retail

What is A Sense of Community?

May 26, 2017, In , , , , , , , by Gene Guszkowski

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At AG Architecture, we work to design and build innovative structures for multifamily, mixed use and senior living clients that foster a sense of community. That is what we do. It is our tagline. But what does that mean?

For our firm, it is not just about creating a physical environment to house groups of people, it is about designing spaces that bring people closer together. It is also about the way in which we accomplish that, by working in a c... Read more...

In the News

May 11, 2016, In , , , by admin


From senior living communities and multifamily developments to façade enhancements and LEED accomplishments, AG projects have been in the news the last few months.


Three Palms Health Center at East Ridge at Cutler Bay in Cutler Bay, Florida received a LEED Platinum rating under the US Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes Program.

East Ridge at Cutler Bay celebrates the accomplishment.

National industry publications, such as EFA Magazi...

Recently Completed

February 13, 2016, In , , , , , by admin

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As 2015 came to a close, the doors opened on a number of AG projects representing the breadth of our senior living portfolio as well as our multi-family and mixed use / retail work.

Hillcrest Country Estates – Rehab Cottage | Papillion, NE


Three Palms at East Ridge | Cutler Bay, FL


Wells Street Station | Delafield, WI


First Federal Bank | Brookfield, WI

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Coming Soon: The Reef & Wells Street Station

June 20, 2014, In , , , , , , by Eric Harrmann

AG Architecture The Reef Suburban Multi Family Exterior Rendering Front Entrance

AG Architecture is committed to creating a sense of community in a wide variety of building types. We are excited to be part of a number of Milwaukee-area multi-family and mixed use development projects that are adding vibrant apartment complexes and amenities to their respective communities. Watch for more details as these projects move from the drawing board to the construction process.

Project Name: The Reef

Location: Wauwatosa, WI

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Recently Completed: Waukesha State Bank – Brookfield

June 10, 2014, In , , , , by admin

AG Architecture Waukesha State Bank Retail Exterior Front Entrance

AG Architecture recently celebrated the Grand Opening of Waukesha State Bank – Brookfield. AG worked with Stier Construction as well as BSI for interior design services to complete this 5,500-square-foot branch office. The building includes a community room (available for use by local organizations) as well as drive-up windows and a drive-up ATM. The team continues to collaborate on the East Main branch off of Hwy 164 in Waukesha. 


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The Landing at Hoyt Park completes its inaugural season

November 18, 2013, In , , , , by admin

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After a successful inaugural season, The Landing at Hoyt Park is closing for the winter.  When it opens again in the Spring, The Landing will continue to be part of the ongoing efforts by the Friends of Hoyt Park & Pool to revitalize this great community amenity, and add to the hours of vibrant activity in the park.

Follow The Landing at Hoyt Park on Facebook so you know when the taps are open again.



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COMING SOON: The Landing at Hoyt Park

June 13, 2013, In , , , , , , by Eric Harrmann

AG Architecture The Landing at Hoyt Park Beer Garden Exterior Night View from Path

AG Architecture is excited to be a part of a project in our own backyard. The Landing at Hoyt Park is part of the ongoing efforts of the Friends of Hoyt Park & Pool to revitalize this great community amenity. The Landing is a beer garden that will add to the hours of vibrant activity in the park. The design continues the nautical theme of the pool area and supports the historic charm of the original Hoyt Park bathhouse. 

We all have something to look forward to this summer–f... Read more...

Mixed Use Neighborhoods – Safe Communities

April 11, 2013, In , , , , by John Cronin

AG Architecture Lefeber Point Mixed Use/Retail Exterior


A Mixed Use neighborhood creates a sense of community and identity through its concentration of a variety of housing, business, retail and educational uses. This has many benefits to those who choose to live, work or visit the neighborhood.

A recent study supports evidence of another important benefit; that these neighborhoods are safer and have less crime. Read more in The Atlantic Cities article–Mixed-Use Neighborhoods May Be... Read more...

Building Systems: Rethinking the Rain Screen

March 11, 2013, In , , , , , , by Eric Harrmann

CCRC (Aberdeen Heights)

Applying traditional details to modern materials

As CCRCs incorporate new architectural materials, such as fiber cement panels to achieve a modern façade, operational building issues such as moisture infiltration become a more pressing concern. To maintain efficiency and functionality, manufacturers are starting to recommend the use of rain screen techniques in their installation manuals and typical details.

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The Linking of Water & Brady

February 7, 2013, In , , , , , , , , , , , , , , by Eric Harrmann

AG Architecture Multi Family Mixed Use Water & Brady Riverwalk at Marsupial Brige Exterior Rendering

AG Architecture is working with Wangard Partners to help create a Mixed Use development at the intersection of Water and Brady Street on Milwaukee’s East Side. The goals of the project include connecting the existing pedestrian traffic patterns down to an extended Riverwalk which will connect to the Marsupial Bridge. Current design iterations are representative of 150 units ranging in size from 750sqft to 1400 sqft all oriented around a landscaped courtyard with views towards Milwauke... Read more...