Building Info

The Public Service Building in August 2020. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.
  • Address:
    231 W. Michigan St.
  • Taxkey:
    3610793000
  • Architect:
    Herman Esser
  • Architectural Style:
    Beaux Arts
  • Status:
  • Assessed Value (Land):
    $0
  • Assessed Value (Improvements):
    $0
  • Assessed Value (Total):
    $0
  • Assesment Year:
    2020
  • Year Built:

Built by The Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company as an office building and downtown passenger terminal for the regional interurban system. Now used as headquarters for successor firm WEC Energy Group and local subsidiary We Energies.

Designed by architect Herman Esser.

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Activity

IDDateTypeDescription
PWEU-19-016182019/06/14Permit
ROW Excavation Utility
PWOP-19-005422019/04/18Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PWEU-18-039842018/11/20Permit
ROW Excavation Utility
PWOP-18-017922018/11/16Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit
PLB-GP-18-001672018/08/24Permit
Gas Piping.
ELEC-FA-18-002362018/08/24Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
PLB_HYD-18-001492018/07/27Permit
Hydrant Permit.
ELEC_LV-18-001202018/06/07Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
PBFS-18-003832018/03/29Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PBFS-18-003792018/03/26Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PWOP-18-002632018/03/16Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PLB-18-004922018/02/08Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
ASBP-18-000032018/01/06Permit
Asbestos Project.
HVAC-GEN-17-036662017/12/08Permit
HVAC General Permit.
PLB-17-049482017/11/17Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWOP-17-016642017/11/12Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PBFS-17-007432017/08/12Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PLB-17-033782017/08/11Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PBFS-17-006482017/07/19Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PWEU-17-012662017/06/23Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
COM-ALT-17-000572017/01/27Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit.
IDDateDescriptionType

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Building data on this page, including assessment information, was last updated on September 6, 2020

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