Specializing in the re-development of underutilized buildings, Dixon Development transformed the old Kramer Foundry. The result of the restoration of the two-story Cream City brick building is a 10,000 square foot office, retail and restaurant space.
After its initial restauranteur closed, and unable to find a suitable tenant, Dixon Development created its own F&B concept called Stack'd Burger Bar. By working with Company B on a strong branding, Stack'd opened as Milwaukee's first gourmet burger joint for foodies. Now in its third year, Stack'd looks to expands to locations outside Wisconsin.
The new (Stack'd Bar) location, which formerly housed Kramer International, a small foundry…combines elements of old and new in its décor. The bar and dining room are nestled within Cream City brick walls that form a backdrop for modern paintings. Fragments of the foundry's ancient conveyor still dangle from the ceiling.”
– Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,
November 24, 2005