Busted concrete and twisted rebar litter the foreground while an employee of American Demolition Corp., Elgin, Ill., uses a torch Wednesday while razing a building in the 600 block of North Milwaukee Street in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman swings a hammer at a wall with other officials Monday during the ceremonial groundbreaking marking the beginning of work at the new Downtown Milwaukee Marriott in Milwaukee.
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.
Published: January 28, 2011
Tags: 611 N. Broadway St., First Hospitality Group, Historic Preservation Commission, Jakubovich, James Stephenson, Loyalty Building, Marriott, Marriott Hotel, Milwaukee, Stonewater Historic Milwaukee
By Marie Rohde Another developer is working on another hotel in another historic building on the east side of downtown Milwaukee, but without the controversy swirling around the proposed Marriott Hotel. First Hospitality Group Inc., Rosemont, Ill., expects to close the deal sometime this summer to convert the Loyalty Building, a six-story commercial building at [...]
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 [...]
By Marie Rohde Notably absent from last week‘s special meeting on the future of the Milwaukee’s Historic Preservation Commission was Alderman Robert Bauman, the commission’s most outspoken member. The alderman said he is considering whether he should continue to serve on the commission. “There’s no sense in staying if the commission ceases to perform 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 [...]
The proposal for a $50 million Marriott Hotel in downtown Milwaukee moved closer to reality Thursday when the Common Council’s Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee voted 3-2 to approve the project. Demolition of the five buildings at East Wisconsin Avenue and North Milwaukee Street will not commence until the developers produce verification of financing. Alderman [...]