Historic Milwaukee Inc.: Vision, development, and politics -- new construction in historic districts
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Historic Milwaukee, Inc.
Phone: (414) 277–7795
A Historic Milwaukee, Inc. Panel Discussion
MILWAUKEE, WI – (April 2012) On Wednesday, April 11, Historic Milwaukee, Inc. will host a panel discussion on new construction in historic districts. The event is sponsored by Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., and held at their offices at 1000 N. Water St., Suite 1700. The event will begin at 6 pm.
The panel discussion will follow a presentation by Keith Stachowiak of Uihlein Wilson Architects, titled “Hotel MKE: An Alternate Proposal to the Marriott”.
Local developers, politicians, architects and critiques will then discuss the vision of preservationists, the economics of development, and the politics of the process dealing with new development in historic districts. The panel will feature, as moderator, Bruce Block, Real Estate Practice Co-Chair and Shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.; Bob Greenstreet, Ph.D., Architect and Dean, School of Architecture and Urban Planning; Whitney Gould, freelance writer, former Architecture critique for the Journal Sentinel, Nik Kovac, 3rd District Alderman, Tom Capp, Chief Operating Officer, Gorman and Co., Jim Shields, Design Principal, HGA.
Historic Milwaukee hopes open a dialogue that will increase community awareness of the issues involved with new construction in historic districts, and broaden public understanding of the future of our shared built heritage.
Historic Milwaukee, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of and commitment to Milwaukee's history, architecture, and the preservation of our built environment through education and advocacy. HMI is an affiliated member of the Wisconsin Historical Society, a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Visit Milwaukee.
HMI is recognized as a leader in creating innovative, responsive programs and strong community, corporate and civic alliances. HMI seeks to grow a sense of community through the advocacy and education of Milwaukee's rich past and prospering future.
Visit http://www.historicmilwaukee.org for more details.