Building Info

Renaissance Books, 834 N. Plankinton Ave. Photo by Michael Horne.
  • Address:
    834 N. Plankinton Ave.
  • Taxkey:
    3610630000
  • Architect:
    Carl F. Ringer, Sr.
  • Architectural Style:
    Neoclassical
  • Status:
  • Assessed Value (Land):
    $240,000
  • Assessed Value (Improvements):
    $100
  • Assessed Value (Total):
    $240,100
  • Assesment Year:
    2019
  • Year Built:
  • Size:
    18,560 sq-ft

Former home of Renaissance Book Shop. Structure owned by Robert John for decades. Acquired by affiliate New Land Enterprises and deconstructed.

Designed by Carl F. Ringer, Sr.

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Activity

IDDateTypeDescription
POVP-18-000052018/10/04Permit
DCD Activity:
PWRS-18-001742018/06/26Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PWOP-17-014502017/10/08Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-17-014492017/10/08Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
RAZE-16-001132016/11/15Permit
Raze Permit.
ECP-16-000902016/11/15Permit
Erosion Control Permit.
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Content referencing 834 N. Plankinton Ave.

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Eyes on Milwaukee

City’s First Mass Timber Building Planned

New Land 's environmentally-friendly office building planned for Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “Mini Earthquake” On Farwell Avenue?
Eyes on Milwaukee

“Mini Earthquake” On Farwell Avenue?

Building's deconstruction spills into street. Over $2,000 in citations issued.

Plenty of Horne: Inside the Renaissance Book Shop
Plenty of Horne

Inside the Renaissance Book Shop

Deconstruction begins on four-floor building laden with books, debris -- and treasures.

Friday Photos: East Side Deconstruction
Friday Photos

East Side Deconstruction

Building at 1840 N. Farwell Ave. coming down for 13-floor apartment building.

City moves to demolish downtown Renaissance Book Shop building
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City moves to demolish downtown Renaissance Book Shop building

City condemns Renaissance Book Shop
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City condemns Renaissance Book Shop

Building data on this page, including assessment information, was last updated on April 28, 2019

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