Building Info

Humphrey Scottish Rite Mason Center. Photo by Jeramey Jannene
  • Address:
    790 N. Van Buren St.
  • Taxkey:
    3930461000
  • Architect:
    Edward Townsend Mix
  • Architectural Style:
    Richardsonian Romanesque, later Art Deco
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    Tax-Exempt
  • Year Built:
  • Size:
    77,000 sq-ft

For sale building that was longtime home to fraternal organization. Formerly known as Wisconsin Consistory Building and until 1912 the Plymouth Congregational Church.

Update in 1936 completed by Herbert Tullgren.

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IDDateTypeDescription
PWOP-18-013612018/09/07Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWEN-18-003122018/08/24Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
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Content referencing Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center

Plats and Parcels: Schlitz Park, River House Sold to Out-of-State Investors
Plats and Parcels

Schlitz Park, River House Sold to Out-of-State Investors

Plus: Masonic Hotel construction planned for 2019.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Gives Masonic Center Historic Status
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Gives Masonic Center Historic Status

Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center gets designation, despite masons' opposition.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel

Controversial hotel project on Van Buren St. takes big step.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Inches Forward

Approval depends on 20 well-hidden stained glass windows.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Gets Key Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Gets Key Approval

Historic Preservation Commission clears downtown hotel tower to move forward

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Views of Masonic Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Views of Masonic Hotel

See the rooftop beer garden and how the new tower connects to the building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Masonic Hotel Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Masonic Hotel Moves Forward

14-story tower would be built atop historic three-story building. Will it be opposed?

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

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