Jackson Street Management LLC, the developer for the planned Marriott in Milwaukee, has closed on the purchase of the hotel property near the corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and North Milwaukee Street, the company announced Thursday.
The owners of one of five buildings slated for demolition to make way for the proposed downtown Milwaukee Marriott Hotel owes more than $62,000 in delinquent taxes. Officials say they aren’t worried. The taxman always gets his due, they say. The building, located at 625 N. Milwaukee St., is known as the Pioneer Building. Its [...]
Published: January 19, 2011
Tags: Bob Bauman, demolition, Historic Preservation Commission, Jackson Street Management, Jakubovich, Marriott, Marriott Hotel, Milwaukee, Nik Kovac, Scheurell, Tom Barrett, Zeppos
By Marie Rohde The National Trust for Historic Preservation is so enthralled with Milwaukee that the organization has listed the city as one of the top travel destinations in the country. “Isn’t it ironic that you’re tearing down some of what those visitors are coming to see so you can build a hotel for them [...]
The developer of a proposed Marriott Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has reached an agreement with the Memphis-based Davidson Hotel Co. to manage the property. Evan Zeppos, a spokesman for Milwaukee-based developer Jackson Street Management LLC, said the agreement with Davidson is contingent on the Common Council approving plans for the $50 million Marriott. The council [...]
By Marie Rohde The latest proposal, unveiled Thursday, for the controversial $50 million Marriott Hotel in Milwaukee calls for preserving and restoring the facades of two historic buildings on East Wisconsin Avenue. But three historic buildings on North Milwaukee Street, according to the plan, will have to go. Mayor Tom Barrett, who joined developers in [...]
Published: December 14, 2010
Tags: common council, Evan Zeppos, Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors, Hagopian, Historic Preservation Commission, Jackson Street Management, Marriott, Marriott Hotel, Owczarski, Robert Bauman, Ruzicka
By Marie Rohde The developer of a proposed $50 million hotel in downtown Milwaukee is weighing an appeal of a city commission’s decision to require preservation of the facades of some buildings to be razed for the project. The developer, Jackson Street Management LLC, wants to raze five buildings at East Wisconsin Avenue and Milwaukee [...]
By Marie Rohde
Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers wants to return to its roots.
By Marie Rohde A political fight is erupting over the proposal to raze five historic downtown Milwaukee buildings to make way for a Marriott Hotel. Thomas DeMuth, a lawyer for the developer, Jackson Street Management LLC, has demanded Alderman Robert Bauman not participate when the city’s Historic Preservation Commission considers the proposal, the first hurdle [...]
By Marie Rohde The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission put off until Dec. 13 a public hearing on a proposal to raze five buildings to make way for a full-service Marriott Hotel at East Wisconsin Avenue and Milwaukee Street. The delay came despite a letter of support from Rocky Marcoux, commissioner of the Department of City [...]
By Marie Rohde Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman hotly disputed a Marriott Hotel developer’s claim that the city rejected plans for a historically sensitive facade restoration of two buildings the developer now wants to raze. A spokesman for the developer, Jackson Street Management LLC, said the company studied retaining the historic facade of buildings at 319-325 [...]