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BUILDING BLOCKS: Wellness and Recreation Center at Marquette University

Wellness and Recreation Center at Marquette University

Marquette University’s 195,000-square-foot wellness and recreation center will cost $100 million and will stand over the footprint of the former Halfaer Tennis Stadium and Recreation Center. (Rendering courtesy of HOK and Workshop Architects)

ADDRESS: 525 N. 16th St., Milwaukee

SIZE: 195,000 square feet

COST: $100 million

START MONTH: Spring 2023

COMPLETION: January 2025

OWNER: Marquette University

GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Findorff

LEAD ARCHITECT: HOK and Workshop Architects

PROJECT SIGNIFICANCE: Marquette University will reconstruct the former Halfaer Tennis Stadium and Recreation Center with a recreational and wellness facility, a university spokesperson said. The project includes updated facades and windows and a three-story “wellness tower” at the building’s core. Construction crews will use the existing building footprint and some of its structures in the new project. Engineering firm raSmith will provide site planning, site design and landscape architecture for the project.


About Ethan Duran

Ethan Duran is the construction and development reporter at The Daily Reporter. He can be reached at (414) 551-7505 or [email protected]

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