Building Info

128 N. Jackson St. Photo by Mariiana Tzotcheva.
  • Address:
    128 N. Jackson St.
  • Architect:
    Jim Shields (HGA)
  • Architectural Style:
    4290462000
  • Status:
  • Year Built:

Home of the Milwaukee Ballet.

Catalyst Construction led the building’s general contracting. Jim Shields of HGA served as the building’s architect.

Site acquired from the Italian Community Center.

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Milwaukee Ballet announces revamped 2020-21 Season

Spring performances to showcase classical and contemporary works

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23rd annual awards program goes virtual, but still finds 31 winners across the city.

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Milwaukee Ballet announces $3 million gift from The Herzfeld Foundation
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Milwaukee Ballet announces $3 million gift from The Herzfeld Foundation

This is the second major gift Milwaukee Ballet has announced regarding its new home.

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Ballet Makes Progress On New Center

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Ballet Breaks Ground on New Center

Ballet Breaks Ground on New Center

52,000 square-foot Baumgartner Center for Dance will contain rehearsal and school space.

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Milwaukee Ballet Breaks Ground on the Baumgartner Center for Dance

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New 50,000-square-foot building could transform the Milwaukee Ballet.