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Mar 4, 2016

Builders checking in with millennials as hotel rooms go minimal

Hotels are going for a new minimalist look to attract younger guests, but the move has left some experienced travelers angry, wondering how they're expected to get work done without a desk.

Feb 29, 2012

Open bar

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.

Nov 28, 2011

Checking in

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.

Sep 1, 2011

Downtown Milwaukee Marriott construction to start this year

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.

Jan 28, 2011

Milwaukee’s Loyalty Building developer commits to preservation (UPDATE)

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 […]

Jan 27, 2011

Milwaukee: Delinquent taxpayer will not affect Marriott progress

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 […]

Jan 24, 2011

Alderman considers leaving commission over Marriott debate

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 […]

Jan 19, 2011

Milwaukee Marriott victory worries preservationists

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 […]

Jan 18, 2011

Marriott developer strikes deal with property co. for Milwaukee site

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 […]

Jan 14, 2011

Editorial cartoon

Jan 13, 2011

Milwaukee Marriott clears committee by 3-2 vote

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 […]

Jan 13, 2011

Milwaukee aldermen fear historic precedent

By Marie Rohde The wrecking ball won’t stop after demolishing five historic buildings to make way for the proposed $50 million Marriott Hotel in Milwaukee, according to some city aldermen. […]


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