The complex was built as a hospital and a theater. It was later used as an office building by Milwaukee County. Developer Rick Wiegand acquired the complex in 2015.
Wiegand is developing the Grand AvenueSuites hotel immediately to the south in the former Wisconsin Avenue School.
The parcel is being combined with parking lots at 2734 W. Wells St., 2805 W. Wells St. and 763 N. 28th St.
A redevelopment into office space is planned. An earlier planned called for much of the complex to be redeveloped into The Future Food Center by FaB Wisconsin.
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Concordia 27 Will Offer Housing, Meals, Education
NWSP, State, Wiegand to redevelop N. 27th St. building, create west side community hub.May 11th, 2022 by Jeramey Jannene
City Awards Vouchers to 7 West Side Housing Projects
Awards will advance the creation or rehabilitation of 390 apartments.May 10th, 2022 by Jeramey Jannene
Wiegand Sells Apartment Buildings to Finance New West Side Hotel
Plus: A recap of the week's real estate newsJun 13th, 2021 by Jeramey Jannene
Wiegand Still Redeveloping Wisconsin Avenue School
Ambassador Suites' completion moved forward to 2022, part of bigger vision for West Side.Jan 18th, 2021 by Jeramey Jannene
Second Round of Black and Brown Business Owners Win Financial Backing
Brew City Match announces second cohort, begins accepting applications for next group.Jul 10th, 2020 by Jeramey Jannene
BMO Tower Tops Out
Plus: Northridge in property tax foreclosure, Ambassador Hotel expansion stuck, second hostel faces oppositionJun 23rd, 2019 by Jeramey Jannene
Wiegand Transforming Near West Side
Developer turning former school into hotel, empty office complex into food and beverage hub.Mar 12th, 2018 by Jeramey Jannene
Abele Admits to Secret Ongoing Land Sale Negotiations
Senator Larson calls on Abele to come clean about all land sales, saying public has right to knowApr 1st, 2016 by State Sen. Chris Larson
Wiegand sells four apartment buildings near Marquette University campusNov 9th, 2015 - The Milwaukee Business Journal - Sean Ryan
Abele Hails $1.6 Million Development Fund
County and community group will partner, co-funding near West Side community development.Oct 1st, 2015 by Michael Holloway
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Approves Near West Side Economic Development Fund
Additional $1.6 million in economic development estimated for Near West SideJul 30th, 2015 by Near West Side Partners, Inc.
County committee approves plan to renovate City Campus complex on west sideJul 28th, 2015 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Daykin
Developer changes plans for near west side projectJul 13th, 2015 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Daykin
Wiegand alters City Campus plans, rerouting county money to Near West Side effortJul 13th, 2015 - The Milwaukee Business Journal - Sean Ryan
Developer buys apartment building near west side project siteJun 19th, 2015 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Daykin
Defining Lakefront Vision Moves Forward
Sale of Couture Development ApprovedDec 18th, 2014 by County Executive Chris Abele
Charlie Fox Comments on County Executive’s Budget in Absence of District Supervisor
Charlie Fox, candidate in the November 4 Special Election for the open 5th District Milwaukee County Board seat, attended County Executive Abele’s 2015 budget presentation.Oct 2nd, 2014 by Charlie Fox
County Executive Abele Introduces $1.3 Billion Budget for 2015
Highlighting increases in public safety, mental health care and other critical services, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele introduced his 2015 Recommended Budget today.Oct 1st, 2014 by County Executive Chris Abele
Charlie Fox Statement on the Future of Milwaukee County’s City Campus
“We must take our time and plan the future of City Campus carefully with input from all stakeholders."Jul 30th, 2014 by Charlie Fox
Rep. Goyke Advocates for New Development at Milwaukee City Campus Site
State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in support of a new development and investment opportunity at Milwaukee’s City Campus site in advance of tonight’s listening session on the subject.Jul 29th, 2014 by State Rep. Evan Goyke
County Holdings Downsizing to Provide a Catalyst For Budget Planning
City Campus to Be Focus Number One of Downsizing and RedevelopmentJun 26th, 2014 by Patricia Jursik
Supervisor Patricia Jursik Introduces Resolution to Downsize County Holdings
Formal Facilities Strategic Plan AdoptionJun 11th, 2014 by Patricia Jursik
Courthouse Opening Runs Smoothly
The Milwaukee County Courthouse reopened today for most court services and, with the exception of a few hiccups, things ran smoothly.Jul 15th, 2013 by County Executive Chris Abele
Alderman urges caution as Milwaukee County considers the sale and disposition of county facilities
Statement from Alderman Robert J. BaumanFeb 13th, 2013 by Ald. Bob Bauman
Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
Interim Director Nelson Soler of Milwaukee County Community Development Business Partners (CBDP) is pleased to announce the 2012 Small Business Development ExpositionNov 7th, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
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