We’ve been busy advocating for historic places throughout the city this month and were thrilled to see many of you in person for two awesome tours that had us safely experiencing the places we all love. Read on for the full update on:
We are incredibly honored to announce that we have been awarded the DOCOMOMO US Modernism in America Advocacy Citation of Merit, recognizing our efforts "as a model for combining both advocacy and public education in modern preservation efforts."
We couldn't be prouder and recognize the many partners who have worked with us to Save Our Domes, author our regional Modernism spotlight, fight for the Forest Home Library, and more.
We believe that buildings of the 20th century are just as important to celebrate and preserve as their older siblings and will continue our work to raise awareness of the value of places from the recent past, especially the still endangered Mitchell Park Domes. Together we are making a difference!
While we are saddened by the loss of the historic 1901 apartment building and its neighbors in Walker's Point this month, there is still much to celebrate from August including:
Beyond the NBA champion Bucks, there's so much great work happening in Milwaukee! This month's newsletter is chock full of important preservation updates, including:
As the weather gets hot, so do the threats to Milwaukee's treasured places increase. But we're proud to be on the front lines ensuring the public continues to have a voice. Read on to learn about:
It's been a busy National Preservation Month at MPA, with some big advocacy issues and some great national publicity. Dive in for:
We're so proud to have have worked with some amazing authors to curate an incredible collection of stories highlighting the importance of our city's Modern architecture. Take a few moments to dig into these 5 short articles on the diverse men and women who shaped Milwaukee in the 20th century. The recent past is just as important to appreciate and preserve as our older places, and we're so glad to have partnered with DOCOMOMO US to bring awareness to the value of Milwaukee's groovy Mid-Mod gems.
This month we celebrate some great win-wins and offer important ways you can help ensure even more preservation wins to come! Our April newsletter highlights:
March is the month of the "new." New restorations, new webinars, a potential new historic district...all of course featuring "old" buildings! Our March newsletter highlights:
With all the snowfall this month it's been tempting to just hunker down and cozy up by the fire, but we've resisted the urge and accomplished some Valentine's worthy work in February. Our monthly newsletter features:
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NATIONAL SOLDIERS HOME in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jeremy Ebersole, Executive Director
Stephanie Livingston, Operations Associate
Board of Directors
Peter Zanghi, President
John Rothe, Vice President, Secretary
Dawn McCarthy, President Emeritus, Treasurer
Carlen Hatala, City of Milwaukee