Milwaukee is one step closer to settling with contractors involved in the City Hall facade lawsuit.
Milwaukee’s Public Works Committee on Wednesday approved hiring a consultant to study City Hall’s foundation.
Milwaukee’s Public Works Committee on Wednesday will consider hiring a consultant to study City Hall’s foundation and come up with a plan to repair it.
A third investigation of Milwaukee’s City Hall terra cotta is scheduled to begin Monday, according to a Milwaukee Department of Public Works news release.
The city of Milwaukee on Friday filed a lawsuit in Milwaukee County Circuit Court against four companies for damages related to terra cotta installed on the exterior of City Hall during the building’s restoration project between 2006 and 2008, according to a city of Milwaukee news release.
Milwaukee has paid about $450,000 for an investigation into why three 5-pound terra cotta pieces fell in February from City Hall, said Ghassan Korban, the city’s director of facilities.
Green Bay has an upcoming bid opportunity for a carpeting project for Room 207 in City Hall.
Milwaukee is set to become a city-sized museum Sept. 24-25 when about 100 businesses and organizations open their buildings to the public.
Published: July 22, 2011
Tags: City Hall, common council, Jim Bohl, Legislative Reference Bureau, Milwaukee City Hall, Milwaukee City Hall Historical Exhibit Work Group, National Historic Landmark, Willie Wade
A Milwaukee committee wants to increase the appeal of City Hall as a destination for residents and visitors.