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Construction Continues

The downtown Marriott hotel is rising fast.

By - Aug 24th, 2012 03:44 pm
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Construction of the 200-room Marriott Hotel continues to push the building higher.  The project became controversial because the plans included the demolition of five historic buildings within the historically-designated East Side Commercial District.  After a short, though contentious, approval process, the hotel is now under construction.  The $54 million hotel was in part funded through First Pathway Partners.  Though, in 2011 WHEDA granted the project $30 million in New Market Tax Credits, and the Wisconsin Business Growth Fund awarded the project an additional $10 million in tax credits.  If  all goes as planned the hotel should open in mid-2013.

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2 thoughts on “Friday Photos: Construction Continues”

  1. Raja says:

    I Hope this is not where the old “Landmark” Building was(The old NW Mutual building).
    :(

  2. Jeramey Jannene says:

    @Raja – I believe you are referring to the original NML building, the Loyalty Building. It’s undergoing a restoration that will convert it to the Hilton Garden Inn.

    http://urbanmilwaukee.com/2012/09/03/friday-photos-labor-day-edition/

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